New Hampshire edges Hartford 52-51
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) Alvin Abreu had 20 points, 10 rebounds and hit the game-winning 3-pointer to lift New Hampshire to a 52-51 win over Hartford on Wednesday night, snapping a two-game losing streak.
The game was tied 10 times, the last at 49 when Abreu hit his trey with 28 seconds left.
The Hawks (4-18, 4-6 America East Conference) squandered an eight-point lead at 33-25 with 15:43 to play, with the Wildcats (8-13, 3-7) using a 14-2 run to lead 39-35 with 11:01 left.
After Abreu's 3-pointer, Andres Torres made two free throws with 5 seconds left, but missed a 3 as time expired.
Chandler Rhoads added 14 points for the Wildcats, who led 23-21 at halftime.
Mark Nwakamma led the Hawks with 18 points.
Updated February 1, 2012