Scores

Final

Mount St Mary's 66

(3-4, 1-0 NEC)

Sacred Heart 52

(1-5, 0-1 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 2, 2010

    William Pitt Center - West Gym, Fairfield, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    MSM 28 3866
    SHU 25 2752

    Top Performers

    Mount St. Mary's: L. Trice 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Sacred Heart: S. Gibson 21 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Mount St. Mary's, Md. 66, Sacred Heart 52

    Associated Press

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Lamar Trice scored a career-high 21 points to lead Mount St. Mary's (Md.) to a 66-52 win over Sacred Heart in their Northeast Conference opener Thursday night.

    Leading 34-32 early in the second half, the Mountaineers used a 7-0 run to take a 41-32 advantage with 14:11 left and led by at least four points the rest of the way.

    Mount St. Mary's (3-4) shot 20 of 42 from the floor (47.6 percent) and 21 of 27 (77.8 percent) at the free-throw line while holding the Pioneers to 33.3 percent shooting (18 of 54) and forcing 19 turnovers.

    Trice was 7 of 16 from the field, 4 of 9 from 3-point range. Freshman Josh Castellanos added a career-high 11 points, hitting 9 of 9 free throws.

    The Mountaineers' leading scorer, Shawn Atupem, was limited to 14 minutes due to foul trouble and had 10 points.

    Shane Gibson scored 21 to lead Sacred Heart (1-5) and Jerrell Thompson had 14.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSM
    SHU
    Points 66 52
    FG Made-Attempted 20-42 (.476) 18-54 (.333)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 11-17 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 4

    2010-11 Season

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