Scores

Final

Mount St Mary's 75

(10-13, 6-4 NEC)

Bryant 78

(16-9, 8-2 NEC)

    4:00 PM ET, February 8, 2014

    Chace Athletic Center, Smithfield, Rhode Island

    1 2 T
    MSM 33 4275
    BRY 34 4478

    Top Performers

    Mt. St. Mary's: T. Danaher 19 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Blk

    Bryant: A. Francis 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Bryant holds off Mount St. Mary's 78-75

    Associated Press

    SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Alex Francis scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Bryant in a 78-75 victory over mount St. Mary's on Saturday.

    Bryant went into the break with a 34-33 advantage and Francis hit back-to-back layups early in the second period to cap a 16-6 run, extending the Bulldogs lead to 50-39.

    Corey Maynard and Dyami Starks added 16 points each for the Bulldogs (16-9, 8-2 Northeast Conference). Joe O'Shea scored 10.

    Down by 12 points midway through the second half, Rashad Whack -- who finished with 21 points for Mount St. Mary's -- hit three from beyond the arc within three minutes to help bring the Mountaineers to within two. But an O'Shea 3-pointer and a Starks layup in the final two minutes, kept the Bulldogs in the lead for the win.

    Taylor Danaher had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Mountaineers (10-13, 6-4).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSM
    BRY
    Points 75 78
    FG Made-Attempted 25-60 (.417) 28-53 (.528)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-26 (.385) 5-12 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 17-25 (.680)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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