Hartford went on an 8-0 run, capped by a Sikma 3-pointer, midway through the first half for a 19-11 lead. Later, Dartmouth scored the final seven points of the half and didn't allow a Hartford field goal in the final 4 minutes to pull within 30-26.
Corban Wroe put Hartford up 49-44 with 1:07 left in the game. Then Maldunas hit two free throws with 54 seconds left to pull Dartmouth within three. Sikma and Nwakamma went 4 for 4 from the line to seal it.