College Roundup: SNHU beaten at the buzzer, ousted
February 24. 2018 2:20AM
Jerry Luckett Jr. beat the buzzer with a five-footer, giving Southern Connecticut State University a 76-74 victory over Southern New Hampshire University in a Northeast-10 Conference tournament first-round game on Friday night in New Haven, Conn. SNHU, which led 37-36 at halftime, finished the season at 15-12 overall, 11-10 in the NE-10.
New England College 71, Maine-Farmington 56: Kareem Octavien (17 points), Ricky Leonard (14) and I. Winston-Brooks (13) all hit double figures as the top-seeded Pilgrims (20-6 overall) flew out to a 41-19 halftime lead and cruised into today’s 2 p.m. league final against Colby-Sawyer in Henniker.
Colby-Sawyer 89, Husson 76: Manchester’s Jourdain Bell, who scored his 1,000th career point in the Chargers’ quarterfinal victory on Tuesday, poured in 40 points on Friday in a semifinal win.
Little East semifinals
Keene State 95, UMass-Boston 84: In Willimantic, Conn., Ty Nichols, James Anozie, and Dizel Wright combined for 70 points to lead No. 2 Keene State College over No. 3 seeded UMass Boston. Nichols led the way with 28 points and 12 rebounds.
NE-10, first round
SNHU 76, St. Rose 62: In Manchester, Kyle Lorenzen had a huge night with 26 points and 16 rebounds, leading the Penmen into a league quarterfinal on Sunday at Southern Connecticut State. Game time is 3 p.m.
Jennifer Shelp added 14 points and Brianna Camara added 11 points for SNHU (16-11).
Northeastern 3, UNH 2: Hanover’s Matti Hartman assisted on what proved to be the winning goal as the Huskies got the jump in the opener of the Hockey East quarterfinal series in Boston. Hartman assisted Skylar Fontaine’s goal at 19:29 of the first period, which gave Northeastern a 3-1 lead. Rochester’s Taylor Wenczkowski scored at 12:14 of the second period, drawing the Wildcats (14-14-7) to within 3-2, but that was as close as they got.
The Huskies (16-16-3) go for the series clincher today at 2 p.m. in Boston.
Dartmouth 6, Yale 4: In New Haven, Conn., Quin Foreman became the first Dartmouth freshman to notch a hat trick in 15 years as the Big Green clinched home ice for the first round of the ECAC tournament.