NCAA Wrap: St. Joe's outlasts Fordham

NCAA Wrap: St. Joe's outlasts Fordham
January 30, 2013, 11:30 pm
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NEW YORK -- Carl Jones tallied 19 points and hit key free throws down the stretch to help Saint Joseph's outlast Atlantic 10 Conference-foe Fordham 66-62 Wednesday night.

Halil Kanacevic added 12 points while Ronald Roberts and Chris Wilson chipped in 10 apiece. Kanacevic and Wilson grabbed seven boards each and Roberts had 10 for the Hawks (12-7, 3-3), who outrebounded their fourth opponent in their last five games.

There were eight ties and 21 lead changes before Fordham's Branden Frazier hit two free throws put the Rams (6-15, 2-4) up 62-61 with 47 seconds left to play. But Jones made five free throws in the final 33 seconds to seal the win.

Frazier, who led Fordham with 24 points, missed a free throw with 26 seconds left, committed a turnover with 7 seconds remaining and missed a 3-pointer with just 3 seconds showing. Ryan Canty had 14 rebounds for Fordham (see full recap).

Delaware beats William & Mary
NEWARK, Del. -- Devon Saddler scored in double figures for the 27th consecutive game dating back to last season as Delaware downed William & Mary 66-56 Wednesday night in Colonial Athletic Association action.

The junior hit 8 of 16 from the field while notching 19 points for the Blue Hens (10-11, 5-3), who snapped a two-game home losing streak. Kyle Anderson added 16 points, including four 3-pointers, and nine rebounds while Jamelle Hagins scored 12.

Marcus Thornton scored 22 points while hitting 8 of 15 from the floor and 4 of 8 from 3-point range for the Tribe (8-12, 2-7). Tim Rusthoven entered averaging 19.5 points and 9.3 rebounds over his past four games, but managed just 13 points and four boards Wednesday on 6-of-13 shooting.

The Blue Hens held a 43-31 rebounding advantage and shot 45 percent (27 of 60).

The win was Delaware's fourth straight in the series (see full recap).

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