Scores

Final

Fair Dickinson 67

(5-11, 1-1 NEC)

Sacred Heart 71

(4-13, 1-1 NEC)

2:00 PM ET, January 11, 2014

William Pitt Center - West Gym, Fairfield, Connecticut

1 2 T
FDU 40 2767
SHU 34 3771

Top Performers

Fairleigh Dickinson: S. Sanders Jr. 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

Sacred Heart: L. Montes 15 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

Sacred Heart gets past Fairleigh Dickinson 71-67.

Associated Press

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Louis Montes notched 15 points with 11 rebounds and Sacred Heart edged Fairleigh Dickinson 71-67 on Saturday in a Northeast Conference meeting.

Sacred Heart shot only 34 percent from the floor but won the free throw battle hitting 24 of 27 while limiting the Knights to 15 points on 20 attempts.

Fairleigh Dickinson (5-11, 1-1) took the lead from the opening tip and carried a 40-34 advantage into the break.

The Knights extended the spread to 53-44 at 13:49 in the second before Sacred Heart hit stride on a 14-4 run to go ahead 58-57. A Montes trey put the Pioneers (4-13, 1-1) up 69-63 with 4:41 to go.

The Knights recouped and trailed 69-67 at 2:44 but failed to score the remainder of the game. Sacred Heart iced it with two free throws from Chris Evans in the final seconds.

Sydney Sanders Jr. led the knights, scoring 19 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FDU
SHU
Points 67 71
FG Made-Attempted 22-56 (.393) 21-62 (.339)
3P Made-Attempted 8-19 (.421) 5-14 (.357)
FT Made-Attempted 15-20 (.750) 24-27 (.889)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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