NCAA Basketball

Central Connecticut tops Fairleigh Dickinson in NEC tourney

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) Nigel Scantlebury had 19 points and six rebounds as Central Connecticut edged past Fairleigh Dickinson 67-66 in the Northeast Conference tournament on Monday night.

Scantlebury scored the game's last five points on a 3-pointer and the tying and go-ahead free throws with 7 seconds remaining.

Trenton McLaughlin had 14 points for Central Connecticut (8-23). Andre Snoddy added 13 points.

Brandon Rush had 15 points for the Knights (4-22). Anquan Hill added 12 points. John Square Jr. had 11 points and eight rebounds.

The Blue Devils improved to 2-1 against the Knights for the season.


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Updated February 28, 2022

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