Hartford faces UMBC in America East semis
No. 4 seed Hartford (18-14, 11-6) vs. No. 3 seed Maryland-Baltimore County (20-12, 12-5)
America East Conference Tourney Semifinals, UMBC Event Center, Baltimore; Tuesday, 6 p.m....
Hartford tops UMass Lowell 78-70 behind Lynch
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — J.R. Lynch had 21 points as Hartford topped UMass Lowell 78-70 in the America East Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Saturday.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jaron Cornish registered 16 points as Stony Brook narrowly beat Hartford 68-63 on Tuesday night.
Akwasi Yeboah had 12 points and eight rebounds for Stony Brook...
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — J.R. Lynch scored seven of his 19 points in overtime and Hartford rallied from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat Albany 82-80 on Saturday.
Albany looks for road win vs Hartford
Albany (11-18, 6-8) vs. Hartford (16-13, 9-5)
Chase Family Arena, West Hartford, Connecticut; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Albany looks for its fourth straight win over Hartford...
Blagojevic leads Hartford over Binghamton 96-76
VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — George Blagojevic had a career-high 32 points to lead Hartford to a 96-76 win over Binghamton on Wednesday night. Blagojevic was outscored by the Bearcats' Sam Sessoms, who had...
Weatherington carries Hartford past UMass Lowell 75-73
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Travis Weatherington had 18 points to lead five Hartford players in double figures as the Hawks narrowly defeated UMass Lowell 75-73 on Saturday. John Carroll added 15 points...
Blagojevic lifts Hartford over New Hampshire 70-50
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — George Blagojevic tallied 13 points and 10 rebounds to lift Hartford to a 70-50 win over New Hampshire on Thursday night.
Weatherington scores 22 to lead Hartford over Maine 81-73
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Travis Weatherington had a season-high 22 points as Hartford topped Maine 81-73 on Wednesday night.
J.R. Lynch had 19 points and eight assists for Hartford (13-12, 6-4 America East Conference). Jason Dunne added 15 points. George Blagojevic had 12 points and seven rebounds for the home team.
Andrew Fleming had 16 points, 10 rebounds and six assists for the Black Bears (5-21, 3-8). Dennis Ashley added 16 points. Sergio El Darwich had 10 points.
Hartford pulls away in second half, beats UMBC 70-61
BALTIMORE (AP) — J.R. Lynch scored 20 of his 28 points in the second half and Hartford snapped UMBC's five-game win streak with a 70-61 victory on Wednesday night.
Hartford (12-12, 5-4 America East Conference) has won two of its last three games, and also beat the Retrievers 66-64 on Jan. 9.
Olaniyi has 28, Stony Brook holds off Hartford 86-77
NEW YORK (AP) — Elijah Olaniyi scored a career-high 28 points, Akwasi Yeboah added 16 points and 14 rebounds and Stony Brook, despite some tense moments down the stretch, defeated Hartford 86-77 on Saturday night.
Dunne scores 18, Hartford ties school mark with 19 3s in win
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jason Dunne scored 18 points, John Carroll had 14 points, and hot-shooting Hartford set a school record with 19 3-pointers in an 86-60 victory over Binghamton on Wednesday night.
Dunne opened the game with a defensive rebound followed by the first of his six 3-pointers. The Hawks raced to an 11-2 lead and never trailed, leading by 20 at one point in the first half and 44-27 at the break after shooting 57 percent and making 12 3-pointers.
Clark, Rizzuto help Albany end skid, beat Hartford 84-77
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ahmad Clark scored 22 points, Antonio Rizzuto added 21 more and Albany fended off Hartford 80-77 Saturday to break a five-game losing streak.
Cam Healy added 19 for the Great Danes (6-15, 1-5 America East Conference) including a pair of late free throws, and Adam Lulka scored 13.
Hartford holds New Hampshire to 39 points, wins by 35 points
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — J.R. Lynch scored a career-high 29 points on seven 3-pointers and Hartford rolled to a 74-39 win over New Hampshire on Wednesday night.
John Carroll added 13 points and six rebounds for the Hawks (10-10, 3-2 America East Conference). George Blagojevic led the team with 12 rebounds in addition to his nine points.
Lutete, Noel lead UMass Lowell past Hartford 76-73
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Christian Lutete scored a career-high 35 points, and Obadiah Noel's jump shot with 54 seconds served as the go-ahead basket and UMass Lowell beat Hartford 76-73 on Saturday.
Lutete made 11 of 18 from the field, including 7 of 12 from 3-point range, Noel scored 23 and Josh Gantz scored 10.
Blagojevic, Lynch lead Hartford past UMBC 66-64 in overtime
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — George Blagojevic scored Hartford's first six points in overtime, J.R. Lynch added a free throw, each scored 16 and Hartford edged UMBC 66-64 Wednesday night.
Travis Weatherington scored 15 points with four 3-pointers and John Carroll added 13 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for the Hawks (8-8, 1-0 America East Conference), who eked out their second straight overtime win.
Lynch’s free throws help Hartford hold off Oakland 87-82
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — George Blagojevic scored 24 points with seven rebounds, five assists and four steals and Hartford beat Oakland 87-82 on Sunday.
Karmari Newman's 3-pointer brought Oakland within 74-72 with 5:31 left. Braden Norris made a 3 a minute-and-a-half later and Oakland trailed 77-75. But following each basket, J.R. Lynch responded with a pair of free throws and the Grizzlies could not take the lead.
Blagojevic posts career night as Hartford dumps Bryant 91-74
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — George Blagojevic had career-highs with 28 points — on 11-of-14 shooting — and 14 rebounds and Hartford beat Bryant 91-74 on Wednesday night.
Carroll scores 22, Hartford beats Quinnipiac 68-54
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — John Carroll made 8 of 13 shots and finished with 22 points to lead Hartford to its first victory of the season, beating Quinnipiac 68-54 on Thursday night.
Carroll, who had 14 points in the first half, also pulled down eight rebounds while dishing out three assists for Hartford (1-3). George Blagojevic added 11 points and grabbed 13 rebounds with six of those coming on the offensive end. J.R. Lynch chipped in 11 points with eight assists and two steals.
Utah State tops Hartford 100-73 behind Brown’s 24 points
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Dwayne Brown Jr. tied his career high with 24 points and Utah State scored its second straight 100-point game Friday night with a 100-73 win over Hartford.
Sam Merrill and Tauriawn Knight scored 14 points apiece and Quinn Taylor added 12 for the Aggies, who beat Montana State 101-71 in their season opener on Tuesday.
Kohl scores 30, lifts CCSU past Hartford 75-68.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Kohl scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Deion Bute also had a double-double and Central Connecticut State defeated Hartford 75-68 in the season opener for both teams on Tuesday night.
Bute had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Blue Devils, who trailed by 12 midway through the first half and 40-36 at the break.
Hartford ends Vermont’s nation-best 15-game win streak 69-68
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Jason Dunne made five 3-pointers and scored 26 points and Hartford ended Vermont's nation-best 15-game winning streak with a 69-68 victory on Sunday.
Hartford's Hassan Attia dunked with 1:41 left for the game's final points. Vermont (22-6, 12-1 America East) missed a 3-pointer with 1:20 to go and then had two shots blocked at the rim in the final seconds by John Carroll and Attia.
Hartford tops New Hampshire 79-62 for Gallagher’s 100th win
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Jason Dunne scored 24 points with six 3-pointers, J.R. Lynch added 17 points, and Hartford beat New Hampshire 79-62 on Wednesday night for coach John Gallagher's 100th career win, ending a six-game skid against the Wildcats.
John Carroll scored 12 points and Jack Hobbs added 11 for the Hawks (13-10, 6-3 America East Conference), who hit 11 3-pointers and shot 55.1 percent from the field to New Hampshire's 36.4 percent. George Blagojevic grabbed 11 rebounds.
Lynch double-double leads balanced Hartford past Maine 86-68
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — J.R. Lynch scored 15 points and made 10 assists and three steals as Hartford defeated Maine 86-68 Thursday night with seven players scoring at least nine points.
Jack Hobbs added 14 points on 5-for-7 shooting, four of those from 3-point range, Jason Dunne scored 12, John Carroll and George Blagojevic each scored 11 points. Travis Weatherington tossed in 10. Six players in double figures is a season-high for Hartford (11-9, 4-2 America East Conference).
Thomas’ 20 points lead Rider to an 84-68 win at Hartford
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kahlil Thomas scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Rider took control of the game late in the first half and rolled to an 84-68 win over Hartford Wednesday night.
Thomas grabbed a half-dozen rebounds during an eight-minute stretch that saw the Broncs extend a 23-20 lead into a 41-35 halftime lead.