Scores

Final

New Hampshire 53

(6-9, 1-3 Am. East)

Hartford 56

(4-13, 2-2 Am. East)

4:00 PM ET, January 16, 2010

Chase Family Arena, West Hartford, Connecticut

1 2 T
UNH 24 2953
HART 19 3756

Top Performers

New Hampshire: A. Abreu 19 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

Hartford: J. Zeglinski 26 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

Hartford 56, New Hampshire 53

Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Joe Zeglinski scored 26 points, leading Hartford to a 56-53 win against New Hampshire on Saturday.

Kevin Estes added 11 points and Morgan Sabia tied a career-high 11 rebounds for the Hawks (4-13, 2-2 America East Conference), who have won back to back games since dropping 11 straight.

The Hawks shot 90.9 percent from the foul line (10-for-11) compared to just a 54.2 mark (13-for-24) for New Hampshire.

After trailing by five points at halftime, the Hawks took the lead for good at 40-39 on a pair of Zeglinski free throws with 7:33 to play. Zeglinski, who scored 21 of his points in the second half, hit two more to put Hartford ahead 56-50 with 14 seconds left.

James Valladares hit a late 3-pointer to pull New Hampshire within the final margin.

Alvin Abreu scored 19 points and Valladares had 11 to lead the Wildcats (6-8, 1-2), who have lost four of five.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNH
HART
Points 53 56
FG Made-Attempted 16-54 (.296) 20-55 (.364)
3P Made-Attempted 8-23 (.348) 6-18 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 13-24 (.542) 10-11 (.909)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 6

2009-10 Season

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» Jan 16, 2010 @HART 56, UNH 53Recap
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