Scores

Final

Hartford 65

(17-15, 11-5 Am. East)

Boston U 53

(17-14, 12-4 Am. East)

7:00 PM ET, March 12, 2011

1 2 T
HART 27 3865
BU 21 3253

Top Performers

Hartford: A. Hall 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Boston University: M. Moran 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

Alex Hall, Jackie Smith help Hartford win America East title

Associated Press

BOSTON -- Alex Hall scored 15 points and Jackie Smith added 14 to help Hartford hold off Boston University 65-53 and earn an NCAA bid on Saturday night in the championship game of the America East Conference tournament.

Ruthanne Doherty added 11 points and 10 rebounds for the fourth-seeded Hawks (17-15), who won their fifth conference tournament title -- four of them coming in wins over the Terriers (17-14).

BU trailed 27-21 at the break before a quick surge in the second half tied the game 40-all. Hartford responded with a 5-0 burst and pushed its advantage to nine points with 3:06 to go.

Mo Moran scored 22 points on 9-of-16 shooting for the Terriers, while her teammates combined to shoot 13 for 48 (27.1 percent).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HART
BU
Points 65 53
FG Made-Attempted 20-47 (.426) 22-64 (.344)
3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 4-17 (.235)
FT Made-Attempted 19-24 (.792) 5-9 (.556)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 14 4

Game Leaders

 
HART
BU
PointsA. Hall 15M. Moran 22
ReboundsR. Doherty 10K. Cashman 9
AssistsJ. Smith 5A. Young 3
StealsR. Doherty 3M. Moran 3
BlocksA. Hall 1R. Agboola 1

2010-11 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 23, 2011 @BU 58, HART 50Recap | Box Score
Feb 13, 2011 @HART 66, BU 59Recap | Box Score
» Mar 12, 2011 HART 65, @BU 53Recap | Box Score