Fairleigh Dickinson vs Hartford

Hartford defeats Fairleigh-Dickinson 74-60


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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Evan Cooper scored 18 points and was 4 of 5 from 3-point range and Hartford used a strong second half to pull away from Fairleigh Dickinson 74-60 on Friday night.

Mark Nwakamma had 14 points and Wes Cole added 11 for Hartford (2-2). The Hawks made 56.1 percent of its shots and sank 18-of-25 free throws, compared with just 1-of-6 for Fairleigh Dickinson. It was Hartford's first home game of the season.

In the first half, Hartford trailed by 13 points before starting its comeback. Cole hit two consecutive 3-pointers to put Hartford ahead 44-40 with 13:39 remaining in the second. Mustafaa Jones made a jumper to pull Fairleigh Dickinson (1-2) within five at 58-53, but the Knights made only three more buckets the rest of the way.

Sidney Sanders Jr. led Fairleigh Dickinson with 13 points and Jones added 11.

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Fairleigh Dickinson (1-2)293160
Hartford (2-2) «314374

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