Scores

Final

Longwood 58

(1-18, 0-12 away)

Hartford 63

(4-7, 0-2 Am. East)

    7:00 PM ET, January 4, 2005

    Chase Family Arena, West Hartford, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    LONG 34 2458
    HART 32 3163

    Top Performers

    Longwood: M. Sumter 9 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 5 Stl

    Hartford: A. Cook 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Hartford 63, Longwood 58

    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Aaron Cook's game-high 23 points, including 18 in the first half, led Hartford to 63-58 victory over Longwood University on Tuesday.

    Husein Pistoljevic led Longwood (1-18) with 12 points.

    Longwood fell behind early as Hartford led 8-2 at 17:11. Longwood rallied back with a 12-6 run to tie the game at 14-14 with 12:58 left in the half.

    Longwood led 34-24 with 3:28 remaining in the period before Hartford (4-7) scored the final eight points to close to within 34-32 at the intermission.

    Longwood maintained its narrow lead early in the second half, leading 38-36 at 18:00 before Hartford used an 8-0 run to go ahead 44-38 with 14:34 left.

    Lamar Barrett scored seven straight points to lead Longwood 45-44 at 12:46 with two baskets ahead of Pistoljevic's fourth three-pointer of the game.

    It was Longwood's last lead of the night as Hartford took a 54-49 lead with 9:18 to play, and prevented Longwood from getting closer than a point down the stretch.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LONG
    HART
    Points 58 63
    FG Made-Attempted 26-55 (.473) 27-51 (.529)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 5-11 (.455)
    FT Made-Attempted 1-1 (1.000) 4-15 (.267)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 5

    2004-05 Season

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