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.
Carroll added eight rebounds and seven assists for the Hawks (11-11, 4-3 America East). George Blagojevic added 14 points and eight rebounds, and J.R. Lynch and Travis Weatherington scored 12 points apiece. The Hawks had 24 assists on 32 baskets and shot 54 percent overall, including 19 of 32 from distance.
Sam Sessoms, third in the conference in scoring at 17.9 points per game coming in, scored 22 points for the Bearcats (6-16, 2-5). Chancellor Barnard added 10 points with nine rebounds and Caleb Stewart had eight points with 10 rebounds.
Hartford, which won for the fourth consecutive time in the series, improved to 7-2 at home.