Sacred Heart downs Bryant 94-84 behind Hoehn’s 31 points
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Sean Hoehn scored a career-high 31 points with four 3-pointers, Kinnon LaRose added 19 points with five 3s, and Sacred Heart had its highest point total of the season in its 94-84 win over Bryant on Thursday night to end a two-game skid.
Joseph Lopez scored 14 points with nine rebounds, E.J. Anosike added 11 points and Mario Matasovic 10 with nine boards for the Pioneers (10-20, 5-12 Northeast Conference), who made 11 3s and shot 61 percent from the field.
Sacred Heart pulled ahead 66-52 on a 10-3 run capped by Hoehn’s 3, but Bryant closed to 70-65 on a 13-1 run midway through the second half. Hoehn scored six straight and the Pioneers led 92-77 after his two free throws with 1:40 left and the Bulldogs got no closer than 10 from there.
Ikenna Ndugba scored 20 points with four 3s and Bosko Kostur and Hunter Ware added 15 points apiece for the Bulldogs (3-27, 2-15), who have lost three straight.