Braxton leads St. Francis (Pa.) over Sacred Heart 72-65
LORETTA, Pa. (AP) Keith Braxton had 24 points and 10 rebounds as St. Francis (Pa.) defeated Sacred Heart 72-65 on Saturday night.
Isaiah Blackmon had 18 points for St. Francis (12-5, 5-1 Northeast Conference), which earned its fifth straight win. Tyler Stewart added 11 points.
Aaron Clarke had 13 points for the Pioneers (10-8, 3-2). E.J. Anosike added 13 points and 12 rebounds, his fourth consecutive double-double and his ninth this season. Kinnon LaRose had 12 points.
Sacred Heart's Cameron Parker left the game with an apparent lower-body injury nearly five minutes into the game and did not return. The sophomore went into the game with 139 assists this season (No. 2 nationally) and averaging 8.2 per game (No. 4).
St. Francis takes on Merrimack at home on Monday. Sacred Heart matches up against Robert Morris on the road on Monday.
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Updated January 18, 2020