LaRose carries Sacred Heart past St. Francis Brooklyn 73-63

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Kinnon LaRose had a season-high 21 points as Sacred Heart topped St. Francis Brooklyn 73-63 on Thursday night.

E.J. Anosike had 19 points and 14 rebounds for Sacred Heart (18-12, 11-6 Northeast Conference), which matched its program record for most wins in a Division I season. Aaron Clarke added 10 points for the Pioneers and Jare’l Spellman had eight points, 11 rebounds and five blocks.

Chauncey Hawkins had 16 points for the Terriers (12-17, 6-11). Deniz Celen added 15 points and six blocks. Unique McLean had eight points and 11 rebounds.

The Pioneers improve to 2-0 against the Terriers on the season. Sacred Heart defeated St. Francis 83-76 on Feb. 1.

Sacred Heart finishes out the regular season against Long Island at home on Saturday. St. Francis finishes out the regular season against Central Connecticut on the road on Saturday.