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Mike Rosenbloom Writing for the Media Professor Seymour 3-10-08 Midterm: America East Tournament After defeating New Hampshire yesterday, the Hartford Hawks men’s basketball team came back and defeated Boston University today to earn their first ever trip to the America East tournament finals. The last time the Hawks saw the Terriers, they suffered their worst lost of the year, 97-66. This time was different, as the Hawks were able to keep the Terriers to 34 percent shooting, and beat them 59-52. Hartford never fell behind after taking the lead with 14:33 to go in the first half. Sophomore Joe Zeglinski led the Hawks with 16 points, while Junior Warren McLendon posted his second consecutive double-double, with 13 points and 10 rebounds. He also had a career high five blocks. The Hawks built up a 51-37 lead midway through the second half, thanks to a 15-
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Unformatted text preview: 4 run. The Terriers were able to cut the lead to seven however. Carlos Strong hit a three, then stole the inbound pass, and dished it to teammate Corey Lowe for an easy lay-up. That made the score 52-45 with 5:20 left to play. That was as close as they would get however, as Junior Jaret Von Rosenberg hit all six of his free throw attempts in the final two minutes to seal the victory. The Hawks will now play UMBC for the chance to grab an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament. UMBC defeated Vermont 73-64 in the days earlier game to earn their spot in the finals. The two teams spilt the season series, each winning by one point on their respective home courts. Each team will be making their first appearances in the championship game. The game will be held on March 15 th , on UMBCs home court....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CMM 253W taught by Professor Seymour during the Spring '08 term at Hartford.

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