Scores

Final

St. Peter's 71

(6-6, 1-1 MAAC)

Cent Conn St 69

(4-6, 1-2 home)

1:00 PM ET, December 29, 2012

William H. Detrick Gymnasium, New Britain, Connecticut

1 2 T
SPU 29 4271
CCSU 36 3369

Top Performers

St. Peter's: D. Washington 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Central Connecticut State: A. Burbage 25 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

St. Peter's 71, CCSU 69

Associated Press

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Patrick Jackson scored 11 points and hit the game-winning jumper with 11 seconds left to rally St. Peter's past Central Connecticut State University 71-69 Saturday.

Desi Washington led St. Peter's with 15 points.

Trailing at halftime 36-29, St. Peter's (6-6) scored the first four points of the second half to make it 36-33 at the 18:36 mark. CCSU (4-6) then used a 24-14 run to take a 60-47 lead with 7:32 left to play. Adonis Burbage scored 14 points during the run.

The Peacocks answered with 22-9 run, with Washington's 3-pointer tying the game at 69 with 2:39 left in the game.

Both teams went cold from the field until Jackson's jumper with 11 seconds left.

Kyle Vinales missed a late jumper to tie the game for CCSU.

Burbage made 5 of 8 3-pointers and scored a career-high 25 points for the Blue Devils.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SPU
CCSU
Points 71 69
FG Made-Attempted 26-72 (.361) 25-57 (.439)
3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 7-16 (.438)
FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 12-17 (.706)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 14

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
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