Scores

Final 2OT

Hartford 74

(2-8, 0-6 away)

Monmouth 78

(4-5, 0-1 NEC)

    4:00 PM ET, December 11, 2010

    Multipurpose Activity Center, West Long Branch, New Jersey

    1 2 OT 2OT T
    HART 30 29 8 774
    MONM 17 42 8 1178

    Top Performers

    Hartford: J. Zeglinski 31 Pts, 9 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

    Monmouth: G. Cox 23 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

    Monmouth, N.J. 78, Hartford 74

    Associated Press

    WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Gary Cox scored a career-high 23 points and Phil Wait had a career-high 16 rebounds to lead Monmouth (N.J.) to a 78-74 comeback win in double overtime against Hartford on Saturday.

    Monmouth (4-5) trailed 15-0 with 7:35 left in the opening half and didn't score its first field goal until the 5:38 mark, giving Hartford a 20-5 lead.

    Hartford (2-8) led 30-17 at halftime, but Monmouth tied the score at 44 on a 3-pointer from Cox with 8:28 left in regulation.

    With Monmouth trailing 59-57 and 6 seconds left, Cox nailed two free throws to force the first overtime.

    Both teams made two 3s and two free throws in the first overtime to force another extra frame with the score tied at 67.

    Monmouth shot 5 of 6 from the free-throw line in the second overtime and led 78-71 before a 3 from Joe Zeglinski with 5 seconds left.

    Zeglinski tied a career high with 31 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HART
    MONM
    Points 74 78
    FG Made-Attempted 27-78 (.346) 26-65 (.400)
    3P Made-Attempted 14-47 (.298) 8-27 (.296)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 18-30 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 4

    2010-11 Season

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