Lynch, Blagojevic double up in Hartford’s win over Marist
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — J.R. Lynch and George Blagojevic each posted double-doubles and Hartford beat Marist 65-56 on Saturday for its fourth straight win at home.
Lynch finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds and Blagojevic scored 14 with 10 boards. Lynch shot 7 of 12 from the field while Blagojevic went 8 of 12 from the foul line. Jason Dunne scored 12 points for Hartford (6-8) and John Carroll scored 11.
David Knudsen made back-to-back 3-pointers to start the second half and Marist led 34-29. Knudsen added another later and the Red Foxes went up 43-37. But Dunne followed with a 3 and Lynch and Blagojevic each added layups and Hartford led 44-43. Aleksandar Dozic’s 3 gave Marist its last lead at 46-44 before Lynch countered with a 3. Ryan Funk’s 3 with 7:56 left brought Marist to a 53-all tie.
Brian Parker scored 16 for Marist (5-7) on 8-of-11 shooting.