Fairleigh Dickinson advances in NEC Tournament

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Sean Moore and Ansley Almonor scored 18 points each in Fairleigh Dickinson’s 83-75 victory against Saint Francis on Wednesday night in the first round of Northeast Conference Tournament.

Second-seeded FDU will play No. 3 seed Saint Francis (Pennsylvania) in Saturday’s semifinals.

Moore also added seven rebounds and five steals for the Knights (18-14). Almonor shot 7 for 11, including 4 for 6 from beyond the arc, and also had five rebounds. Grant Singleton shot 4 of 7 from the field and 4 for 4 from the line to finish with 12 points.

The seventh-seeded Terriers (14-16) were led in scoring by Tedrick Wilcox Jr., who finished with 17 points, six assists and three steals. Saint Francis also got 17 points from Zion Bethea. In addition, Josiah Harris finished with 12 points, seven rebounds and four blocks.

Fairleigh Dickinson led 45-30 at halftime, with Almonor racking up 11 points.


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