O'Brien scores 7 of his 18 in OT as Colgate holds off Army (Jan 11, 2017)

BY AP • January 11, 2017

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Sean O'Brien scored seven of his 18 points in overtime and finished with seven assists as Colgate held on for a 79-76 overtime win over Army on Wednesday night.

Francisco Amiel had 15 points, including three 3-pointers, while Malcolm Regisford scored 12, on 6-of-6 shooting, with eight rebounds and two blocks for Colgate (4-14, 2-3 Patriot League).

O'Brien hit a 3 to open the extra period and the Raiders led the rest of the way. Tommy Funk's layup pulled Army to 70-69 with 3:08 left, but O'Brien made a layup and two free throws during an 8-2 run that gave Colgate a 78-71 lead with 23 seconds left.

John Emezie, who led Army with a career-high 20 points, hit a 3 from the left corner with 14.5 seconds left in regulation to cap a 13-2 run and force OT. Funk and Luke Morrison finished with 13 points apiece for the Black Knights (7-10, 1-4).

Regisford's layup gave Colgate a 16-point lead with 18:14 left and the Raiders clung to 63-52 advantage with 2:23 remaining.

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