Scores

Final

Sacred Heart 68

(9-18, 7-9 NEC)

Bryant 84

(18-9, 11-5 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 25, 2013

    Chace Athletic Center, Smithfield, Rhode Island

    1 2 T
    SHU 34 3468
    BRY 40 4484

    Top Performers

    Sacred Heart: S. Gibson 30 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Bryant University: F. Dobbs 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 10 Ast, 7 Stl

    Bryant 84, Sacred Heart 68

    Associated Press

    SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Dynami Sparks scored 25 points and Frankie Dobbs and Alex Francis added double-doubles as Bryant avenged an earlier loss, beating Sacred Heart 84-68 Monday night.

    The Bulldogs (18-9, 11-5 Northeast Conference) finished 1-17 in conference play last year, and the 10-win turnaround is the best in league history.

    Shane Gibson scored 30 points for Sacred Heart (9-18, 7-9) and became the 10th player in program history and fifth in NEC history to reach 2,000 points. Gibson also surpassed Tony Judkins for ninth on the Pioneers' all-time scoring list with 2,025 points.

    Dobbs had 17 points and 10 assists and Francis 15 points with 10 rebounds for Bryant, which has clinched a playoff spot and could still win the regular season title.

    The Pioneers shot 60 percent in an 87-76 win over Bryant Jan. 24, but hit just 43.3 percent (26 of 60) Monday to Bryant's 56.1 percent (32 of 57).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SHU
    BRY
    Points 68 84
    FG Made-Attempted 26-60 (.433) 32-57 (.561)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-26 (.308) 9-21 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 11-17 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 23

    2012-13 Season

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