VESTAL, N.Y. -- Mark Nwakamma scored 15 of his 22 points in the second half as Hartford pulled away from Binghamton 76-62 Wednesday night to sweep the season series.
The Hawks (13-10, 6-4 America East Conference), who also defeated the Bearcats 71-68 on Jan. 2, are off to their best 10-game start in league play since 2007-08.
After a back-and-forth first half, Hartford led 38-36 at the break, then the game was knotted three more times, the last time at 46 with 16:02 left.
Nwakamma made 7 of 8 foul shots and dunked in the last 2:56 to help Hartford maintain a double-digit lead.
John Peterson added 16 points and Wes Cole contributed 12 on four 3-pointers for the Hawks.
Jordan Reed's 17 points led the Bearcats (3-20, 1-9), who have lost 16 of their past 17.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.