St. Francis (N.Y.) vs Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart 66, St. Francis (NY) 65

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FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Shane Gibson scored a game-high 28 points, including the game-clinching free throws, as Sacred Heart beat St. Francis (N.Y.) 66-65 Saturday in a Northeast Conference showdown.

Justin Swidowski added 14 points, and Phil Gaetano chipped in 11 points and nine assists for Sacred Heart (4-9, 2-0).

Following Ben Mockford's 3-pointer that put the Terriers ahead 65-62 at the 2:37 left to play, Gibson's layup with 1:09 remaining cut the lead to just one, 65-64.

Fouled by Akeem Johnson with only 5 seconds left to play, Gibson knocked down two free throws to give Sacred Heart the win.

Ahead 33-28 at halftime, St. Francis (5-8, 1-1) pushed the lead to 46-35 on Jalen Cannon's layup with 16:05 remaining.

Sacred Heart answered with a 12-1 run to tie the game at 47. Swidowski scored 10 points during the stretch, including seven straight.

Cannon led the Terriers with 20 points and 16 rebounds.

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St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers
J. Cannon, F337-155-6160120
A. Johnson, F246-75-761517
B. Mockford, G241-50-02113
B. Jones, G231-60-12332
K. Douglas, G91-30-00013
A. Isailovic292-50-02126
D. Calloway173-50-00106
P. Santavenere172-50-02226
T. Nichols111-20-02022
L. Ulmer60-30-01010
M. Milk50-10-00100
A. White20-00-00000
Totals 24-5710-1436101865
 42.1%71.4% 
Sacred Heart Pioneers
N. Greenbacker, F263-70-15136
P. Gaetano, G404-91-229111
S. Gibson, G379-177-851228
S. Glowiak, G310-41-23221
L. Montes, G271-53-56035
J. Swidowski206-81-150214
M. Abdel Latif140-10-03040
D. Tate50-11-21001
Totals 23-5214-2133131766
 44.2%66.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Robert Morris14-222-14
Wagner12-419-12
Bryant10-618-14
St. Fran.-NY9-718-14
Mt St Marys9-716-17
CCSU7-911-19
St. Fran.-Pa.7-910-21
F. Dickinson6-1010-21
LIU-Brooklyn4-129-20
Sacred Heart2-145-26
 
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