TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Marcel Pettway made 9 of 10 shots and finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds to help Bryant beat Fairleigh Dickinson 85-80 on Monday night.
Pettway hit all seven of his field-goal attempts in the first half and had 18 points. Hunter Ware added 17 points by the break as Bryant held a 45-30 lead after shooting 60 percent from the field.
Curtis Oakley gave Bryant a 76-59 lead with 5:10 remaining but the Bulldogs went without a field goal the rest of the way. Bryant hit 9 of 16 from the line down the stretch.
Ware finished with 19 points and seven rebounds for Bryant (5-10, 2-0 Northeast), which only played seven players. Nisre Zouzoua and Shane McLaughlin scored 13 and 10, respectively, off the bench.
Darian Anderson led Fairleigh Dickinson (5-8, 1-1) with 23 points. Earl Potts Jr. added 18 points and Stephan Jiggetts had 17.
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