New Hampshire College 100, Alabama A&M 90
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ Rob Paternostro scored 26 points as New Hampshire College upset Alabama A&M 100-90 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II tournament.
Alabama A&M closed to 83-76 on a basket by Dirk Williams with about six minutes left, but New Hampshire (28-4) pulled away with a 6-0 run that included baskets by Jeff O’Connell, Paternostro, and Artay Drinks.
Rasun Williams had 23 points and 10 rebounds for Alabama A&M (27-5).
New Hampshire built a 49-35 lead in the first half before A&M went on a 12-4 run to close to 53-47 at halftime.