Local College Roundup
SHU WOMEN 82, CENTRAL CONNECTICUT 61
FAIRFIELD — Katherine Haines posted her fifth double-double of the season with 22 points and 15 rebounds, as the Pioneers clinched a berth in the NEC tournament with a win over the Blue Devils.
Sacred Heart (13-11, 10-3 NEC) shot 50.0 percent from the floor in the game (27-for-54), including 13-for-23 (56.5 percent) from three-point range, and outrebounded Central Connecticut, 50-31.
Three more Pioneers joined Haines in double-digit scoring: Hannah Kimmel (19 points), Tykera Carter (13) and Shelby Hickey (12).
Kiana Patterson scored 16 points in the loss for the Blue Devils (9-15, 8-5).
UB MEN 90, MOLLOY 79
BRIDGEPORT — Four players reached double digits as the Purple Knights extended their winning streak to four games in an ECC win over the Lions.
Stefano Osuji posted his first double-double of the season with 18 points and 11 rebounds, Kyle Benjamin added 18 points and seven blocks and Carlos DeJesus and Sam Joseph scored 17 and 15 points, respectively, in the win for Bridgeport (15-9, 10-4 ECC).
The Purple Knights set a new season high with 24 assists on 35 baskets and converted 11 of 24 three-pointers in the game.
Nick Corbett scored a game-high 29 points to lead four players in double-figure scoring for Molloy (13-10, 9-5).
UB WOMEN 71, MOLLOY 65
BRIDGEPORT — The Purple Knights used a 12-3 run in the fourth quarter to pull away with a win over the Lions.
Bridgeport led 48-46 going into the fourth quarter, but Molloy opened the frame with a 6-0 run to take a four-point lead at 52-48. The Purple Knights responded with a 12-3 run over the next five minutes and never looked back to come away with the victory.
Camera Miley scored 19 points, including a perfect 11-for-11 from the free-throw line, to lead the Purple Knights (12-11, 6-7 ECC). Auriele Leblanc-Florent added 15 points, all in the second half, and Evelyn Ovner had 12 points and seven rebounds.
Aliyah McDonald scored a game-high 21 points in the loss for the Lions (18-6, 10-4).