Scores

Final

Sacred Heart 51

(0-2, 0-1 away)

Fordham 69

(1-1, 1-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 15, 2010

1 2 T
SHU 25 2651
FOR 28 4169

Top Performers

Sacred Heart: S. Gibson 11 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Fordham: C. Gaston 12 Pts, 17 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

Fordham 69, Sacred Heart 51

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Brenton Butler scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half as Fordham defeated Sacred Heart 69-51 on Monday night, ending the longest losing streak in Division I at 22 games.

The victory is also the first for the Rams (1-1) under new coach Tom Pecora and their first since Dec. 8, 2009.

Chris Gaston had 17 rebounds and 12 points for Fordham, with six of his rebounds coming during a 13-2 run that ended with the Rams ahead 57-40 with 4:00 left in the game. Butler scored eight points during that run.

Butler hit 4 of his 7 3-pointers to move into fifth place on Fordham's career list with 180.

Shane Gibson had 11 points to lead the Pioneers (0-2), who trailed just 28-25 at the half after outshooting the Rams 44 percent (11 of 25) to 35 percent (10 of 27).

Branden Frazier added 12 points and Kervin Bristol 10 for Fordham.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SHU
FOR
Points 51 69
FG Made-Attempted 20-57 (.351) 25-55 (.455)
3P Made-Attempted 5-20 (.250) 6-15 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 6-11 (.545) 13-21 (.619)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 22

2010-11 Season

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