January 08, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) Earl Potts Jr. had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and Darian Anderson scored 18 with seven assists to help Fairleigh Dickinson beat Sacred Heart 80-68 Thursday night.

Mike Holloway added 13 points and a career-high 10 rebounds for Fairleigh Dickinson (6-8, 2-1 Northeast Conference).

Holloway and Marques Townes each converted a 3-point play during a 10-2 run that put the Knights up 14-6 with 12:19 left in the first half. Ghassan Nehme hit back-to-back 3s during a 27-8 spurt that pushed Fairleigh Dickinson's lead to 28 points about 10 minutes later.

Cane Broome scored 10 during a 15-2 run that pulled Sacred Heart (2-11, 1-2) within eight, 76-68, with 1:03 to play, but Holloway and Townes combined to make 4 of 4 free throws from there to seal it.

Broome led Sacred Heart with 24 points.

The Pioneers made just 16 of 29 (55.2 percent) free throws.

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