Hayes carries Merrimack over St. Francis (NY) 61-50
Hayes also had eight turnovers but only four assists.
St. Francis (totaled 16 first-half points, a season low for the team.
Stevan Krtinic had 13 points for the Terriers (10-11, 4-5). Chauncey Hawkins added 11 points. Deniz Celen had nine rebounds. Unique McLean had three points, 12 rebounds, and three blocks.
Merrimack faces Long Island University at home on Saturday. St. Francis faces Sacred Heart at home on Saturday.