Sacred Heart 76, Hartford 65

Corey Hassan had 29 points and Sacred Heart outscored Hartford

10-0 down the stretch for a 76-65 win on Friday night.

The Pioneers led 66-65 and scored 10 unanswered points

throughout the remaining 6:01.

Sacred Heart (5-3) was 8 of 12 from the free throw line during

the stretch, including 4 of 5 by Chauncey Hardy, who finished with

17 points.

The Hawks (2-9) missed seven field goals, including two

3-pointers as the Pioneers pulled away.

Joe Zeglinski put Hartford ahead 30-25 on a 3 with 5:01 left in

the first half. But the Pioneers answered with a 13-8 run,

including three long-distance shots for a tie at 38 at


Hassan, averaging 23.7 points per game, was 9 of 14 from 3-point

range. The Pioneers shot 41.9 percent from behind the 3-point arc

(13 of 31) for the game.

Zeglinski scored 25 points for the Hawks, who lost their seventh