Scores

Final

Molloy 71

 

Hartford 81

(5-4, 1-0 Am. East)

    8:00 PM ET, December 21, 2005

    Chase Arena, West Hartford, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    MOL 37 3471
    HART 36 4581

    Top Performers

    Molloy: T. Hampton 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Hartford: A. Cook 23 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    Hartford 81, Molloy 71

    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Aaron Cook scored 23 points and Kenny Adeleke added 20 points and 14 rebounds as Hartford held off a late rally and beat Molloy 81-71 Wednesday night.

    Hartford (5-4) led for most of the second half, but Molloy pulled to within two with 2:28 left to play. The Hawks regained control with a 9-1 run down the stretch.

    Molloy (2-8) never trailed in the first half after starting the game with a 15-4 run over the first 5:30. The Lions forced 10 turnovers in the half by the Hawks, who rallied to pull within 37-36 at the break.

    Molloy took the lead for a few possessions midway through the final period, but the Hawks reclaimed the advantage for good on a 3-pointer by Cook with 9:33 left to play.

    Todd Hampton and Glenn Martin scored 19 points apiece for Molloy. Mark Pierre added 15 points and nine rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MOL
    HART
    Points 71 81
    FG Made-Attempted 25-60 (.417) 31-69 (.449)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 3-13 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-26 (.654) 16-19 (.842)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 10

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