Mount St. Mary's stifles St. Francis in 55-47 win (Jan 21, 2017)

BY AP • January 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) Junior Robinson scored 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting and Mount St. Mary's held off St. Francis Brooklyn 55-47 on Saturday.

Elijah Long added 11 points for Mount St. Mary's (9-12, 7-1 Northeast Conference), which has won five straight games. The Mountaineers stifled the Terriers defensively the entire game, holding them to 31.1 percent shooting and 5 of 19 from 3-point land.

It is the second consecutive game and fourth time this year St. Francis has been held below 50 points.

Rasheem Dunn led the Terriers (4-17, 2-6) with 12 points and nine rebounds.

Mount St. Mary's led by six at halftime and lengthened it to nine on a Robinson 3 11 seconds into the second half. The Mountaineers held St. Francis at arm's length the rest of the way.

Glenn Sanabria managed to get the Terriers to within five late, but a Robinson jumper and Long free throw put the game away.

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