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LIVE BLOG: Men’s Basketball vs. Sacred Heart 1/15

Thank you to our news editor John Mineses for helping produce today’s live blog and our staff writer and social media manager Dulce Martinez who updated Twitter throughout the game. The Knights will look to bounce back from this loss when they face Wagner on Monday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. Have a good rest of your day everyone. 

4:11 p.m.

The Knights shot 27-70 (38.6%) overall. From the three-point line, they have shot 7-24 (29.2%) and 10-16 (62.5%) from the free-throw line.  

The Pioneers shot 27-53 (50.9%) overall. From the three-point line, they have shot 5-15 (33.3%) and 18-26 (69.2%) from the free-throw line.  

For FDU, Square Jr. led the Knights with 18 points. Dunn had 17 while Rush had 10. 

Thomas led the Pioneers with 24 points. Clarke had 21 points while Galette had 17.

4:04 p.m.

The Pioneers defeat the Knights 77-71.

4:03 p.m.

Sixsmith gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both while FDU scores a jumper and makes the score 77-71.

Clarke gets sent to the free-throw line and makes it to make the score 75-69 with less than 30 seconds left. 

Square Jr. makes the layup to make the score 74-69. 

3:58 p.m.

Scoring possessions come from both sides to make the score 74-67 with 52 seconds left in the game.

3:55 p.m.

Square Jr. makes the layup to make the score 72-62 to get the Knights within ten. 

Galette gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both to make the score 72-60 with 1:47 left in the game. 

Dutreil gets sent to the free-throw line and makes it to make the score 70-60 with the Knights down by ten. 

3:50 p.m.

Clarke gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both to make the score 69-60 with 2:33 left in the game. 

Rush makes the layup to make the score 67-60.

3:44 p.m.

Clarke makes the layup to make the score 67-58 with 3:37 left in the game. 

Square Jr. gets sent to the free-throw line and makes it as Galette gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both to make the score 65-58. 

Square Jr. makes a layup to make the score 63-57 with the Knights down by six.

3:37 p.m.

Galette makes the layup as Dutreil makes a dunk to make the score 63-55 with 5:32 left in the game.

3:34 p.m.

Galette gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both while Square Jr. makes a layup to make the score 59-55 with 7:23 left in the game.

3:30 p.m.

Munden Jr. and Johnson both get sent to the free-throw line and make them while Square Jr. makes a layup to make the score 57-53 with 8:30 left in the game with FDU down by four.

3:27 p.m.

Thomas hits a three to make the score 56-50. 

Thomas and Dunn both make jumpers for their respective teams as Berry makes a jumper to make the score 53-50 to get the Knights within three with 10:55 left in the game.

3:19 p.m.

Munden Jr. gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both to make the score 51-46 with 12:43 left in the game. 

3:17 p.m.

Galette makes the ayup to make the score 51-44 with FDU down by seven. 

Thomes makes a jumper and a three while Dunn responds with a three of his own to make the score 49-44 with 13:28 left in the game.

3:11 p.m.

Dutreil makes the layup while Rush hangs off the rim from his layup and makes the score 44-41 with 15:20 left in the second half. 

3:10 p.m.

Hill makes a layup to make the score 42-39 with the Knights down by three. 

Sacred Heart scores some points of their own and makes the score 42-37 with 17:00 left in the second half.

3:08 p.m.

FDU starts off the second half by scoring some points to make the score 37-34.

Halftime Update:

The Knights will look to make a comeback in the second half. 

The Knights have shot 12-32 (37.5%) overall. From the three-point line, they have shot 5-15 (33.3%) and 1-3 (33.3%) from the free-throw line.  

The Pioneers have shot 15-28 (53.6%) overall. From the three-point line, they have shot 2-7 (28.6%) and 6-7 (85.7%) from the free-throw line.  

For FDU, Munden Jr. leads the Knights with nine points. Dunn has six while Square Jr. has five. 

The leading scorers for the Pioneers are Clarke with 13 points. Thomas has 10 points while Galette has seven.

2:49 p.m.

The Pioneers score some points as Dunn makes the three to make the score 37-30 as the first half of the game ends.

2:46 p.m.

Clarke gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both to make the score 31-27 with the Knights down by four. 

2:45 p.m.

Galette gets sent to the free-throw line to make the score 29-27 with less than two minutes in the half. 

Munden Jr. makes the layup to make the score 28-27.

2:40 p.m.

Berry makes the rebound assist as Thomas makes the layup to make the score 28-25 with 2:59 left in the first half. 

2:39 p.m.

Hill makes the layup to make the score 26-23 with FDU down by three. 

Clarke hits the floater for Sacred Heart as Munden Jr. makes a power drive to make the score 26-21 to make the score 4:28 left in the first half.

2:36 p.m.

Clarke hits the three to make the score 24-19 with the Pioneers up by five. 

Dunn gets sent to the free-throw line and makes one out of two to make the score 21-19 with 6:28 left in the first half.

2:24 p.m.

Johnson gets the jumper and gets sent to the free throw line while FDU makes a three to make the score 21-18.

2:21 p.m.

Thomas makes a layup for the Pioneers while Joe Munden Jr. responds with a layup of his own and makes the score 17-15 with the Knights down by two. 

2:18 p.m.

Rush hits a three while Mike Sixsmith responds with a three of his own to make the score 15-13 with 12:31 left in the first half.

Square Jr. makes the three while Galette makes the layup to make the score 12-10

2:17 p.m.

Devon Dunn gets put in for FDU and makes the jumper to make the score 10-7 with the Knights down by three.

Tyler Thomas gets put in the game for the Pioneers and gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both to make the score 10-5 with 15:55 left in the first half.

Clarke makes the layup to make the score 8-5 with Sacred Heart ahead by three.

2:15 p.m.

Berry hits the three while Square Jr. gets the layup to get the Knights on the scoreboard to make the score 6-5 with 16:31 left in the first half. 

Galette gets a jumper for the Pioneers to make the score 6-0. 

The Pioneers get the game started with a jump shot from Clarke while Watson gets a jumper to make the score 4-0 with 18:13 left in the first half.

2:10 p.m.

For the Pioneers, the starting lineup is Aaron Clarke, Bryce Johnson, Tyler Thomas, Alex Watson, and Nico Galette. 

The starting lineup for the Knights are Brandon Rush, Sebastien Lamaute, Oscar Berry, John Square Jr., and Anquan Hill.

Pregame:

Good afternoon and welcome to another men’s basketball live blog. The Knights will be going up against the Sacred Heart Pioneers. The Knights haven’t played since Dec. 31 due to their past two games being cancelled due to Covid protocol. I am Jen Malti, sports editor for The Equinox. Our news editor, John Mineses will be producing today’s live blog. Our staff writer and social media manager Dulce Martinez will be updating Twitter throughout the game.

Art by John Mineses

The Knights hope to grab the victory over the Pioneers

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