Mount St. Mary's vs Bryant University

Mount St. Mary's 75, Bryant 69

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - Rashad Whack scored 19 points and Mount St. Mary's won its eighth straight game by rallying from an eight-point second-half deficit to defeat Bryant 75-69 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference tournament.

The Mountaineers (17-13), seeded fifth, made 26 of 27 free throws, including 15 of 15 in the second half, while the Bulldogs were just 11 of 15.

No. 4-seeded Bryant led 36-28 with 19:07 remaining.

Julian Norfleet's two straight jumpers sparked an 11-3 Mount St. Mary's run, tying it at 39. The lead went back and forth until the Mountaineers scored six consecutive points for a 53-48 lead with 7:35 left.

After the Bulldogs got to 65-61 with 2:48 to go, Shivaughn Wiggins made a layup and Mount St. Mary's made 8 of 8 foul shots in the final 1:28 to seal it.

Wiggins finished with 16 points.

Alex Francis led Bryant (19-11) with 25 points.

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Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers
R. Barber, F253-58-860214
S. Wiggins, G365-125-511216
J. Norfleet, G345-152-223114
R. Whack, G345-156-684019
S. Prescott, G281-33-42046
K. Krajina162-32-25136
K. Parker140-20-02020
T. Danaher70-10-03000
G. Graves60-10-02020
Totals 21-5726-273591675
 36.8%96.3% 
Bryant University Bulldogs
A. Francis, F408-189-1281225
V. Kondratyev, F306-100-080512
D. Starks, G388-190-082219
F. Dobbs, G333-62-203410
C. Maynard, G301-30-18233
S. McLaughlin190-00-00300
J. O'Shea90-20-01140
C. McMath10-00-00000
C. Oakley00-00-00000
Totals 26-5811-1538122069
 44.8%73.3% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Fran.-NY16-323-12170
Robert Morris13-620-15171
Bryant13-616-15189
Mt St Marys11-815-15188
St. Fran.-Pa.10-916-16180
Sacred Heart9-1015-17243
LIU-Brooklyn8-1112-18255
Wagner8-1110-20294
F. Dickinson3-158-21312
CCSU3-155-26342
 
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