Scores

Final

Sacred Heart 68

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Fordham 70

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    9:00 PM ET, November 10, 2006

    1 2 T
    SHU 29 3968
    FOR 34 3670

    Top Performers

    Sacred Heart: R. Howard 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Fordham: C. Bethel 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Fordham 70, Sacred Heart 68

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Chris Bethel scored 15 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 2:12 to play, and Fordham beat Sacred Heart 70-68 on Friday night.

    Brenton Butler and Bryant Dunston each followed with 14 points for the Rams (1-0), who held a 34-29 lead at halftime.

    Jarrid Frye and Ryon Howard scored 14 points apiece for the Pioneers (0-1).

    Frye's two free throws with 2:29 to play tied it at 64. Bethel answered with two free throws to put Fordham back on top, Dunston made two free throws and Kevin Anderson had one to build the lead to 69-64 with 1:06 left.

    Chauncey Hardy had a layup with 9.1 to play to get Sacred Heart within 69-68 before Dunston made the first free throw with 8.6 seconds to go. Marcus Stout missed the front end with 0.8 seconds left and Tavio Hobson got the rebound but then turned it over to end the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SHU
    FOR
    Points 68 70
    FG Made-Attempted 21-54 (.389) 22-54 (.407)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-29 (.586) 21-31 (.677)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 10

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