Mount St. Mary’s edges St. Francis (PA) in OT, 81-80
LORETTO, Pa. (AP) Junior Robinson sank the winning layup with 15 seconds left in the extra period and Mount St. Mary’s edged St. Francis (PA) 81-80 in overtime on Saturday.
The Mountaineers (10-9, 4-2 Northeast Conference) trailed 80-79 when Robinson took it inside and made the layup after Greg Alexander missed a 3-pointer and Chris Wray snagged the offensive rebound, setting up the winning bucket. St. Francis’ Keith Braxton missed a 3 at the other end and Andre Wolford missed the second chance attempt as time expired.
Wray led the Mountaineers with 22 points and eight rebounds. Robinson finished with 20 points and 10 assists, Jonah Antonio had 15 points and Donald Carey had 11 points and eight assists.
Jamaal King scored a career-best 31 points for the Red Flash (10-7, 4-2).
Mount St. Mary’s trailed through much of the second half. Alexander tied it up 75-all on a free throw with six second left in regulation to force the overtime.