St. Francis (N.Y.) vs Howard

St. Francis (NY) 73, Howard 71

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Ben Mockford scored a career-high 24 points, including knocking down a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 35 seconds left that would end up as the game-winner as St. Francis (N.Y.) sank Howard 73-71 on Monday night.

With the game tied at 68-68, Brent Jones took the ball at the top of the key, drove the lane and then dished to an open Mockford on the left wing to put the Terriers (3-6) up for good. After a Stefan Perunicic's foul shot put St. Francis up by four points, Simuel Frazier knocked down a 3 for Howard to pull within 72-71.

But Mockford, who finished 3 of 4 at the line and 7 of 10 from long range, hit one last free throw for the final margin, and Prince Okoroh's 3-point attempt at the buzzer wouldn't fall for Howard.

Mike Phillips led the Bison (3-7) with 16 points and 12 rebounds.

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Scoreboard
St. Francis (N.Y.) (3-6) «393473
Howard (3-7)403171

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St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers
A. Johnson, F202-55-65129
T. Nichols, F170-22-21022
S. Perunicic, G344-84-631215
B. Mockford, G287-113-400224
J. Newton, G170-21-24241
J. Cannon314-65-6101213
B. Jones251-91-21723
K. Douglas121-50-01132
M. Milk90-00-01010
P. Santavenere72-30-01004
Totals 21-5121-2834132073
 41.2%75% 
Howard Bison
M. Phillips, F304-118-10121416
D. Collins, F241-40-03152
T. Boyomo, C160-00-02020
S. Frazier, G334-114-543315
A. Dickerson, G134-60-02019
P. Okoroh302-97-911311
C. Thompson204-73-442112
A. Leary163-40-03036
O. Ellison130-10-01030
B. Bailey50-00-11010
Totals 22-5322-293682671
 41.5%75.9% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-12224
Wagner11-716-14245
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
Bryant9-912-20286
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
CCSU4-146-23344
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348

MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Hampton11-514-17284
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Beth.-Cook.6-1010-22346
Howard5-1110-24338
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350