LORETTO, Pa. -- Sam Prescott had a season-high 25 points with a big 3-pointer in the final minute to lift Mount St. Mary's over St. Francis (Pa.) 83-77 on Thursday night.
The Mount (7-11, 3-2 Northeast Conference) was leading 74-71 when Prescott nailed a 3 as the shot clock expired to extend the Mountaineers lead to six with 40 seconds left.
The Red Flash cut the deficit to four on three separate occasions, but the Mount answered each time by making both of its free throws.
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