Thompson scores 21, St. Francis slips by Central Connecticut

Jan 21, 2022, 6:33 AM | Updated: 8:34 pm

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Myles Thompson had 21 points and seven rebounds to lead St. Francis of Pennsylvania to a 68-67 victory over Central Connecticut on Friday night.

St. Francis went ahead 67-62 with 2:28 remaining and held on despite making just one free throw the rest of the game.

Josh Cohen added 11 points for the Red Flash (6-12, 2-5 Northeast Conference).

The Blue Devils (4-15, 2-5) had 30 bench points, led by Davonte Sweatman with 14 points and Stephane Ayangma with 13. Starters Trenton McLaughlin and Nigel Scantlebury added 11 and 10 points, respectively.

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