St. Francis (Pa.) vs Fairleigh Dickinson

St. Francis (Pa.) 69, Fairleigh Dickinson 63

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HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - Scott Eatherton scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and St. Francis (Pa.) held off Fairleigh Dickinson 69-63 Saturday in Northeast Conference action.

The Red Flash (5-14, 4-4) shot 62.5 percent in the first half (15 of 24) and led by as many as 14 en route to a 40-28 lead at intermission.

St. Francis cooled off in the second half, shooting 33.3 percent (8 of 24), allowing the Knights (1-18, 0-8) to get to 52-47 with 8:10 left. Eatherton's four straight free throws pushed the lead back to nine.

After Fairleigh Dickinson again got within five with 4:14 to go, Eatherton's layup and two foul shots by Anthony Ervin, who finished with 15 points, stretched the Red Flash's lead.

Lonnie Robinson's 3-pointer with 13 seconds left made it 68-63, but the Knights ran out of time, losing their 16th straight.

Robinson led Fairleigh Dickinson with 15 points.

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St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash
K. Ritter, F361-40-03623
S. Eatherton, F358-138-11111225
J. Taylor, F314-113-543011
O. Jackson, G353-60-05328
A. Ervin, G344-85-650115
S. Whyatt161-30-01222
T. Peters81-21-10023
S. Stanley51-10-01022
Totals 23-4817-2332151369
 47.9%73.9% 
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights
G. Goode, F242-72-45356
K. Rochford, F163-30-05126
B. Smith, G355-110-031414
M. Bolding, G280-84-43024
S. Fernley, G272-30-03116
M. Seilund335-131-251212
L. Robinson315-113-434215
M. Lo60-00-01010
Totals 22-5610-1431111963
 39.3%71.4% 
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LIU-Brooklyn9-916-15254
St. Fran.-Pa.9-913-17266
Robert Morris8-1010-22291
Bryant5-138-23320
CCSU3-154-25351
 
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