Hawks Use Three-Point Attack to Topple BU Men
The Hartford Hawks launched a long-range attack on the Binghamton Bearcats in men's basketball on Wednesday night at the Chase Family Arena in West Hartford, Connecticut and rolled to an 86-60 win. The victory evens Hartford's overall record at 11-11 and puts their conference mark at 4-3. Binghamton falls to 6-16 and 2-5 in America East.
The Hawks made 19 of 32 three-point shots for a blistering 59 percent rate. The 19 three-point shots made breaks the record of 18 three's set last year in a win over the Bearcats. Hartford had five players score in double figures. Jason Dunne led the Hawks with 18 points. Seven Hawks hit at least one three-point shot. Binghamton trailed 44-27 at the end of the first half.
For the Bearcats freshman Sam Sesssoms was the top scorer with a game-high 22 points. Chancellor Barnard and J.C.Show scored ten points each.
The Bearcats head to Albany on Saturday
for a 7:00 P.M contest against the Great Danes at the SEFCU Arena. That will close the first half of Binghamton's conference schedule. The Bearcats next home game is Wednesday, February 6 against Stony Brook.