Sacred Heart holds off Dartmouth 79-73
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) Sean Hoehn hit four 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Joseph Lopez had 14 points and nine rebounds, and Sacred Heart beat Dartmouth 79-73 on Tuesday night.
Dartmouth’s four-point possession pulled the Big Green within 69-58 with 3:57 to go. But Sacred Heart went 8 of 12 from the free-throw line in the final 1:30 to seal it.
Zach Radz added 17 points for Sacred Heart (4-5). His layup in the final seconds of the first half gave SHU a 40-32 lead.
Taylor Johnson had 20 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals for Dartmouth (2-4). Chris Knight and Brendan Barry each added 13 points, and Miles Wright had 10.
Johnson and Barry each hit a 3-pointer, and Knight added a putback as Dartmouth got within six points with 21 seconds to go. Radz missed two free throws but the Big Green couldn’t get another 3-pointer to drop in the closing seconds.