Blackmon's 3-pointer with 2:25 left gave St. Francis a 71-69 lead and they never trailed again. Keith Braxton made 1 of 2 foul shots for the Red Flash (19-8, 12-4 Northeast Conference) with 11 seconds left for a 74-71 lead. Virshon Cotton missed a 3 attempt for a chance at overtime with two seconds left.
Randall Gaskins Jr. scored 15 points, Braxton scored 14 points with 10 rebounds and Myles Thompson 11 off the bench. St. Francis has won seven straight.
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