NEW YORK -- Chauncey Hawkins hit three of four free throw attempts in the final 21 seconds to help St. Francis-Brooklyn win its third straight game on its home court, holding off NJIT 73-71 on Saturday afternoon.
St. Francis (5-6) is now 3-0 at home.
Shyquan Gibbs hit two jumpers and a free throw to tie the game and then put the Highlanders in front, 66-65 with 2:28 left, but Deniz Celen put the Terriers ahead for good with a jumper with 2:02 left. NJIT stayed within a field goal the rest of the way but could not overtake St. Francis.
Carton leads Ohio State past Northwestern 71-59
D.J. Carton scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half, helping Ohio State hold off lowly Northwestern for a sorely needed 71-59 win Sunday.
McMillan, Freeman-Liberty help Valpo beat Evansville 67-65
Mileek McMillan scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, Javon Freeman-Liberty made 4-of-4 free throws in the final 29 seconds, and Valparaiso held on to beat Evansville 67-65 on Sunday night.
Drake slips past Missouri State 71-69
Anthony Murphy made 1 of 2 free throws with 4 seconds remaining in the game and Keandre Cook missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer as Drake edged Missouri State 71-69 on Sunday.