St. Francis (PA) edges Niagara in overtime 93-87
NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) Jamaal King scored 26 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime, Keith Braxton added 24 points to go with 12 rebounds and St. Francis (Pa.) edged past Niagara for a 93-87 win Sunday.
St. Francis (4-5) opened the extra period with King’s 3, his second of the game, to spark a 7-0 burst that made it 85-78 and put the Red Flash in front for good.
Niagara (4-6) trimmed the gap back to four, 91-87, with its final bucket of the game, a 3-pointer from James Towns, but King stretched the advantage back to six with a pair of free throws with nine seconds to go and St. Francis hung on.
Andre Wolford finished with 16 points for St. Francis, which shot 52 percent from the field, including 8 of 15 from long range, and controlled the glass 43-35.
Kahlil Dukes led Niagara with 25 points and 11 assists, Matt Scott added 22 points – including the layup at the end of regulation to tie the game at 78 and force OT – and Dominic Robb had 17 points.