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Columbia 76, Sacred Heart 71

NEW YORK (AP) -- John Baumann and Niko Scott scored 16 points apiece and Columbia rallied for a 76-71 victory over Sacred Heart on Saturday.

Justin Armstrong made a 3-pointer and Scott added five points in an 8-0 run that gave the Lions (5-3) a 52-45 lead with 13:59 left.

Sacred Heart (2-5) led by one at halftime and 42-38 early in the second half

Columbia held its largest lead at 62-53 with 6:50 left but Jarrid Frye scored nine of his 12 points in the final 6 minutes to keep the Pioneers close.

Chauncey Hardy led Sacred Heart with 19 points and Joey Henley added 12.

Armstrong had eight of his 10 points in the second half.