Hartford defeats Maine 76-71

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP)—Jaret von Rosenberg scored 26 points, including clutch free throws in the final seconds, and Morgan Sabia added 19 to lead Hartford 76-71 over Maine on Wednesday night.

Von Rosenberg scored 15 points in the second half, and made 5 of 6 free throws in the last 30 seconds. Maine’s Mark Socoby hit a 3-pointer with 10 seconds left to make it 74-71, but von Rosenberg sank two free throws for the win.

Von Rosenberg shot 8 of 13 from the field, including 4 of 6 three-pointers. Michael Turner had 13 points and eight rebounds for Hartford.

Malachi Peay scored a career-high 17 points and Gerald McLemore 13 for the Black Bears.

Hartford (6-11, 2-1 America East) shot 52.1 percent from the field and made 12 of 28 3-pointers. Maine (6-11, 1-3 AE) shot 39.3 percent, losing for the seventh times in eight games.

Hartford led 39-35 at halftime.

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