St. Francis (Pa) beats Bryant 76-61

The Associated Press

LORETTA, Pa. (AP) Kameron Ritter scored 14 points and Anthony Ervin added 13 to lead St. Francis (Pa.) to a 76-61 win over Bryant on Saturday.

Ollie Jackson and Stephon Whyatt each finished with 11 points for the Red Flash (6-21, 5-11 Northeast Conference), who snapped a seven-game losing streak. Jon Taylor had 10 points.

Both teams made nine 3-pointers apiece. But St. Francis outscored the Bulldogs 30-18 in the paint, and outrebounded them 37-24.

St. Francis shot 51.9 percent (27 of 52) from the floor, holding Bryant to 43.4 percent (23 of 53).

The Red Flash went into halftime with a 39-34 lead, and then took their largest lead at 23 points late in the second half.

Alex Francis scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Bryant (2-26, 1-15), which lost its 13 straight. Ben Altit had 14 points and Frankie Dobbs added 11 points and seven assists.

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