St. Francis edges Bryant 62-59

NEW YORK -- Amdy Fall scored 21 points and blocked 10 shots, both career highs, as St. Francis (NY) overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to edge Bryant 62-59 Thursday.

St. Francis (17-13, 8-7 Northeast Conference) took a late 60-59 lead on a three-point play by Fall, who was fouled on a dunk with 36 seconds left.

Brent Jones and Jalen Cannon each made 1 of 2 free throws over the final 15 seconds to secure the win. Bryant (17-13, 9-6) missed its last six field goal attempts of the game.

Trailing 36-23 at halftime, St. Francis used a 15-4 spurt to tie the game at 40, and neither team led by more than seven points the rest of the way.

Fall also had nine rebounds. Jones had 15 points and nine assists while Cannon had nine points and 10 boards.

Dyami Starks led the Bulldogs with 20 points. Corey Maynard added 12.