Sacred Heart vs Hartford

Hartford 62, Sacred Heart 47

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Wes Cole scored 14 points and Hartford capitalized on Sacred Heart's first-half cold spell to win its first game of the season, beating the Pioneers 62-47 Friday night.

Neither team started well, with the score 6-6 after nearly 9 minutes. But the Hawks (1-2) then got on track, with Cole, Yolonzo Moore II and Evan Cooper rattling off 3-pointers in succession.

After Femi Akinpetide's layup for Sacred Heart (1-2), the Pioneers couldn't score again until he made another layup with 3:45 to go. By then, Hartford led 23-10 en route to a 29-16 halftime advantage.

Sacred Heart got within six twice, the last time with 12:38 remaining, but could get no closer.

Evan Cooper added 11 points and Mark Nwakamma had nine points on 3-of-12 shooting for the Hawks, who snapped a three-game losing streak against the Pioneers.

Louis Montes led Sacred Heart with 13 points and 10 rebounds.

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Scoreboard
Sacred Heart (1-2)163147
Hartford (1-2) «293362

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Sacred Heart Pioneers
F. Akinpetide, F304-72-480210
L. Montes, F284-95-8101113
N. Greenbacker, C160-21-23031
S. Gibson, G313-143-432210
P. Gaetano, G301-20-03422
E. Kelley202-61-22115
S. Glowiak150-20-23000
J. Swidowski120-20-03030
T. Falzon100-02-21002
M. Abdel Latif41-30-00012
D. Tate41-20-01002
Totals 16-4914-243881547
 32.7%58.3% 
Hartford Hawks
M. Nwakamma, F323-122-27439
J. Schneck, F233-52-34118
J. Peterson, F141-52-23034
Y. Moore II, G393-92-23619
C. Wroe, G181-30-03133
E. Cooper284-60-023211
O. Faulk191-32-35244
W. Cole175-70-010114
P. U'u100-10-01010
Totals 21-5110-1231171962
 41.2%83.3% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-12224
Wagner11-716-14245
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
Bryant9-912-20286
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
CCSU4-146-23344
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348

America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Vermont16-029-646
Stony Brook12-418-14177
New Hamp.10-620-12127
Albany10-621-14129
UMBC9-721-13165
UMass Lowell5-1111-20309
Hartford4-129-23327
Binghamton3-1312-20312
Maine3-137-25323
 
Other games
COLO 60 Final
BAYL 58
NCST 94 Final
MASS 76
WAKE 71 Final
UCONN 77
LAF 49 Final
UK 101
NICS 54 Final
MIZZ 74
STJOE 79 Final
ND 70
UNC 78 Final
LBSU 63