Lacey, Anderson lead Navy past St. Francis Brooklyn 85-76 (Nov 24, 2017)

BY AP • November 24, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Tom Lacey scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half when Shawn Anderson had 10 of his 13 and Navy turned back St. Francis Brooklyn 85-76 in the round-robin FGCU Shootout on Friday.

The Midshipmen (4-2) were down two at the half but shot 61 percent and made 16 of 22 free throws in the second half.

George Kiernan had five points and Lacey four in a 9-0 burst that put Navy up 56-45 with 13:19 to play. The Midshipmen kept the lead around 10 most of the way, making 3 of 4 free throws to go up 79-66 with 2:3 to play.

The Terriers (1-3) got a 3-point play from Josh Nicholas and a layup from Darelle Porter to get it back to eight with two minutes to play and had it down to five on a Nicholas 3 with just under a minute remaining but Hasan Abdullah hit 2 of 4 free throws and Cam Davis made two to close it out.

Evan Wick had 14 points and Abdullah 13 for Navy. Nicholas led St. Francis with 14.

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