St. Francis (BKN) powers past Fairleigh Dickinson, 87-74
NEW YORK (AP) — Rasheem Dunn and Glenn Sanabria combined to score 41 points and St. Francis-Brooklyn rode a strong second half to an 87-74 win over Fairleigh Dickinson in a key Northeast Conference battle Saturday afternoon.
The Terriers (13-15, 10-6) picked up their second straight win while snapping Fairleigh Dickinson’s win streak at four. They entered the game tied with Saint Francis (PA), Mount St. Mary’s and Robert Morris for second place, three games behind conference leader Wagner.
Dunn struggled from the floor, hitting just 5 of 17 field goal attempts, including 1 of 4 from beyond the 3-point arc. But he converted 10 of 12 from the free throw line to finish with 21 points. Sanabria hit 6 of 10 from the field, including 3 of 7 from deep and finished with 20 points. D.J. Porter grabbed 15 rebounds and Milija Cosic contributed 14 points.
Jahlil Jenkins led Fairleigh Dickinson (11-16, 8-8) with 19 points, with Darnell Edge adding 17.