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FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Jack Hobbes scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Hartford stormed back in the second half to beat Sacred Heart 87-79 in overtime on Saturday.

The win is Hartford's first road win of the season and snaps a six-game losing streak.

Sacred Heart's Sean Hoehn hit a 3-pointer to give the Pioneers a 58-43 lead with 7:51 to play. But Harford immediately put together an 11-0 run which cut the deficit to four. A Jason Dunne 3 gave the Hawks a 3-point lead in the final minutes, before a Quincy McKnight layup for Sacred Heart sent the game to overtime.

Hartford (2-7) took control in the overtime, opening an 8-2 run for a 78-72 lead. A Dunne 3 made it 84-75 and Sacred Heart never threatened again.

Jalen Ross finished with 15 points for the Hawks.

McKnight had 20 points for the Pioneers (3-5).

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