Mount St. Mary's vs Bryant University

Bryant 79, Mount St. Mary's 78

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - Alex Francis scored 25 points and Shane McLaughlin's layup with six seconds left gave Bryant a 79-78 overtime victory over Mount St. Mary's Thursday night in a Northeast Conference thriller.

McLaughlin's only points of the game won it for the Bulldogs (12-4, 5-0).

Bryant, which got double-figure scoring from Dyami Starks (18 points), Corey Maynard (13), Joe O'Shea (11) and Frankie Dobbs (10), led 60-50 in the second half. Then the Mountaineers (6-10, 1-4) made a furious run.

Rashad Whack fueled it with 8 of his 17 points. When Shivaughn Wiggins (20 points) hit a trey to tie it 67-67, it went to overtime.

The lead exchanged hands, Mount St. Mary's leading 72-69 until Dobbs' tying trey. Despite a Francis three-point play, two Dobbs foul shots and his trey, Bryant couldn't shake the Mountaineers.

Julian Norfleet's basket with 0:21 left put the Mountaineers up 78-77. Then McLaughlin won it.

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Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers
K. Krajina, F173-32-23058
T. Danaher, C111-10-00002
J. Norfleet, G403-100-02726
S. Wiggins, G368-101-220120
R. Whack, G327-160-032317
S. Prescott335-114-974116
K. Parker232-50-00025
R. Barber211-10-01052
X. Owens121-20-02022
Totals 31-597-1324132178
 52.5%53.8% 
Bryant University Bulldogs
A. Francis, F4311-123-372225
V. Kondratyev, F120-20-01010
F. Dobbs, G452-85-638210
C. Maynard, G445-93-393113
D. Starks, G386-114-512218
J. O'Shea273-54-534511
S. McLaughlin131-10-00102
C. McMath30-00-01010
Totals 28-4819-2230201479
 58.3%86.4% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner13-523-11184
F. Dickinson11-718-15204
St. Fran.-NY11-715-17275
Sacred Heart11-712-18258
Mt St Marys10-814-19245
LIU-Brooklyn9-916-15254
St. Fran.-Pa.9-913-17266
Robert Morris8-1010-22291
Bryant5-138-23320
CCSU3-154-25351
 
Other games
MICH 83 Final
MINN 75
FLA 68 Final
TXAM 47
NW 68 Final
ILL 54
GT 57 Final
DUKE 73
ORST 64 Final
UCLA 74
STJOE 86 Final
VCU 92
GONZ 71 Final
PORT 49
ORE 76 Final
USC 74