Hartford vs Binghamton

Hartford 76, Binghamton 62

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VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) - Mark Nwakamma scored 15 of his 22 points in the second half as Hartford pulled away from Binghamton 76-62 Wednesday night to sweep the season series.

The Hawks (13-10, 6-4 America East Conference), who also defeated the Bearcats 71-68 on Jan. 2, are off to their best 10-game start in league play since 2007-08.

After a back-and-forth first half, Hartford led 38-36 at the break, then the game was knotted three more times, the last time at 46 with 16:02 left.

John Peterson's 3-pointer, Nwakamma's dunk and Nate Sikma's two free throws pushed the Hawks ahead.

Nwakamma made 7 of 8 foul shots and dunked in the last 2:56 to help Hartford maintain a double-digit lead.

John Peterson added 16 points and Wes Cole contributed 12 on four 3-pointers for the Hawks.

Jordan Reed's 17 points led the Bearcats (3-20, 1-9), who have lost 16 of their past 17.

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Hartford Hawks
J. Peterson, F336-100-132016
M. Nwakamma, F257-118-1071422
Y. Moore II, G334-81-26519
E. Cooper, G231-51-22233
C. Wroe, G211-20-04142
G. Akerland213-83-410219
W. Cole194-110-032012
N. Sikma140-20-02220
O. Faulk81-11-31033
P. U'u30-00-01010
Totals 27-5814-2244171976
 46.6%63.6% 
Binghamton Bearcats
B. Freeman, F315-62-350412
J. Ralling, F242-32-42046
J. Reed, G405-157-1195217
J. Gray, G281-110-04322
M. Horn, G220-10-22100
T. Johnston205-71-220315
K. Waller143-40-03028
C. Rice120-00-01000
R. Brown71-20-01032
J. Williams20-00-01000
Totals 22-4912-223192062
 44.9%54.5% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Albany13-324-9107
Vermont11-523-14126
New Hamp.11-520-13177
UMass Lowell7-911-18261
Binghamton5-118-22299
Hartford4-1210-23292
Maine4-128-22314
UMBC3-137-24339
 
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