Scores

Final

Monmouth 68

(8-13, 3-5 NEC)

Sacred Heart 82

(8-11, 6-2 NEC)

7:00 PM ET, January 26, 2013

William Pitt Center - West Gym, Fairfield, Connecticut

1 2 T
MONM 40 2868
SHU 35 4782

Top Performers

Monmouth: D. Nesmith 16 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast

Sacred Heart: S. Gibson 33 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

Sacred Heart 82, Monmouth (NJ) 68

Associated Press

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Shane Gibson scored 33 points, Luis Montes had 25 and Phil Gaetano handed out a career-high 13 assists to lead Sacred Heart to an 82-68 victory over Monmouth in Northeast Conference play on Saturday night.

Monmouth led 56-46 on two foul shots by Stephen Spinella with 12:48 to go, but a 16-4 run put Sacred Heart ahead 62-60. Monmouth reclaimed the lead 68-67 on Marcus Ware's layup with 4:51 remaining, but the Pioneers scored the last 15 points of the game.

Gibson was 7 of 17 from the field and 15 of 17 from the line in his season-high 33 points for the Pioneers (8-11, 6-2), who have won three consecutive games. Montes made 9 of 13 from the field. The Pioneers shot 50 percent from the field (26 of 52).

Dion Nesmith scored 16 and Spinella had 11 for the Hawks (8-13, 3-5).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MONM
SHU
Points 68 82
FG Made-Attempted 25-60 (.417) 26-52 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 6-17 (.353)
FT Made-Attempted 14-25 (.560) 24-31 (.774)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 14

2012-13 Season

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