EMMITSBURG, Md. -- Mount St. Mary's overcame a 10-point deficit in the first half to defeat Bryant 64-60 on Saturday.
Neither team led by more than five points over the final 16 minutes and the Mountaineers broke a 56-56 tie on consecutive baskets by Barber and Xavier Owens for a 60-56 lead with 1:50 remaining. Josh Castellanos hit a jumper and two free throws over the final minute to preserve the win for the Mountaineers, who are 3-3 since snapping a nine-game losing streak.
The Mountaineers shot 54.2 percent (13 of 24) from the field in the second half and ended at 48.1 percent (25 of 52).