St. Francis, NY 61, Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 58

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EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP)—Ricky Cadell scored 21 points and Justin Newton hit two late free throws, leading St. Francis (N.Y.) in a 61-58 win over Mount St. Mary’s on Thursday night.

Akeem Bennett added 11 points for the Terriers (6-9, 3-2 Northeast Conference), who shot 48.9 percent for the floor (22-for-45).

The Mountaineers produced just a 34.5 mark (20-for-58).

Cadell converted a three-point play to put the Terriers up 57-54 with just over 3 minutes to play. But Kelly Beidler’s layup capped a 4-0 run over the course of 2 minutes to put the Mountaineers ahead.

Bennett dropped in layup of his own to put St. Francis ahead 59-58 with 40 second left and Newton’s foul shots sealed it.

The Mountaineers missed a pair of 3s, a layup and turned the ball over in the final 25 seconds.

Beidler scored 15 for the Mountaineers (4-12, 1-4).

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 St. Francis (NY)
Akeem Bennett Akeem Bennett
4-8,  11 Pts
9 Rebs, 6 Assists
 Mount St. Mary's
Kelly Beidler Kelly Beidler
6-13,  15 Pts
10 Rebs, 3 Assists

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