NEW YORK -- Ben Mockford scored 22 points and St. Francis Brooklyn defeated Sacred Heart 92-80 Saturday in a showdown for the eighth and final Northeast Conference tournament berth.
Mockford made 6 of 11 from 3-point range as the Terriers (12-17, 8-10) made 12 of 27 (44.4 percent). The Pioneers (9-20, 7-11), who lost their seventh straight, were 4 of 18 (22.2 percent) on 3s.
St. Francis, which will play at Robert Morris in the tournament on Wednesday, used an 18-3 run midway through the first half for a 34-21 lead. It started the second half with an 8-2 run for a 53-38 advantage and led by double figures for all but 34 seconds after that.
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
Georgia guard Juwan Parker has been awarded a medical redshirt, leaving him with two years of eligibility, after missing the 2015-16 season with a partially torn Achilles tendon.
Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.