January 22, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) De'Von Barnett scored 18 points and Evan Kelley, Cane Broome and Steve Glowiak each added another 13 points as Sacred Heart held off Fairleigh Dickinson in overtime, 78-77 on Thursday night.

Barnett scored on a layup in overtime and Kelley converted the second of two free throws to give the Pioneers a 78-75 lead with 1:23 left in the extra period. Fairleigh Dickinson's Marques Townes converted a layup, but Darian Anderson's layup at the buzzer missed.

Anderson drilled a 3-pointer with :16 left in regulation to forge a 71-71 tie and force overtime.

Sacred Heart (8-12, 2-5 Northeast) snapped a five-game losing streak with the win.

The Knights (7-11, 2-5), now losers of six straight, built a three-point lead at halftime on Mustafaa Jones' 10 first-half points.

Jones finished with 22 points, converting 7 of 7 from the line, and Anderson had 21. Matt MacDonald added 13 points.

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