SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Tevin Falzon scored 19 points with 10 rebounds and five blocks and Sacred Heart knocked off Northeast Conference-leading Bryant 83-66 on Saturday.
Falzon was 8 of 11 from the floor as Sacred Heart (9-12, 3-5) shot 56 percent and got balanced scoring. Cane Broome was 7 of 10 for 18 points, Evan Kelley had 14 points and Steve Glowiak added 11 points and seven boards.
The Pioneers finished the first half on a 12-4 run to lead at the break 41-28 as Bryant made just three baskets in the final eight minutes.
Bryant (9-9, 6-2) trimmed its deficit to six, 66-60, with 5:27 left in the game on Joe O’Shea’s three-point play, but Sacred Heart responded with eight straight points and held the Bulldogs off down the stretch.
Dan Garvin led Bryant with 20 points and 13 rebounds, while Dyami Starks added 15 points.
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