Hartford vs Niagara

Niagara 75, Hartford 59

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NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) - Antoine Mason scored 19 points and Ameen Tanksley tallied 16 points and 12 boards as Niagara beat Hartford 75-59 Wednesday night.

Malcolm Lemmons, who made all three of his 3-point attempts, chipped in 11 points for Niagara.

Niagara took its first lead, 12-11, at the 9:23 mark of the first half but Mark Nwakamma hit a layup to put Hartford (5-5) back up by one. The Purple Eagles, however, outscored the Hawks 25-7 over the final 9 minutes of the half to take a 37-20 advantage into the break.

Niagara (4-6) extended its lead to 21, 51-30, behind a 3-pointer from Lemmons. Lemmons' third trey of the night gave the Purple Eagles a 59-36 lead with 11:26 left to play.

The Purple Eagles shot 50 percent (27 of 54) from the field - including 7 of 14 from deep.

Nwakamma was Hartford's lone player in double-figures with 14 points.

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Hartford Hawks
M. Nwakamma, F306-61-373414
N. Sikma, F301-40-03423
J. Peterson, F142-30-02015
Y. Moore II, G251-60-03022
C. Wroe, G143-40-00146
E. Cooper252-63-52458
W. Cole222-90-24006
T. Dyson143-90-03307
J. Schneck131-42-21004
P. U'u80-30-01000
O. Faulk52-20-00004
Totals 23-566-1229151859
 41.1%50% 
Niagara Purple Eagles
D. White, F153-80-04046
A. Mason, G387-125-573119
J. Green, G362-84-42409
A. Tanksley, G325-95-7123116
T. McCall, G232-30-11434
M. Lemmons184-60-052011
M. Jordan152-30-02046
T. Cline141-20-02002
J. Thomas91-30-31022
Totals 27-5414-2039161575
 50%70% 
America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Vermont6-016-559
Stony Brook5-010-8172
UMBC3-212-6160
New Hamp.3-212-7166
UMass Lowell3-38-12282
Albany2-311-9156
Hartford1-46-14317
Maine1-55-16298
Binghamton0-59-11300

MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth7-215-556
St. Peters6-210-8168
Canisius5-412-8102
Iona5-412-8104
Quinnipiac5-48-11233
Siena5-48-12170
Rider4-411-8192
Fairfield3-58-9194
Marist3-56-13260
Niagara2-65-14313
Manhattan2-77-13243
 
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SAV 45 Final
OHST 85