Hartford vs UMBC Final: 68-56 - Recap
Hartford grabbed a 68-56 win over UMBC on Thursday, behind a 16-point effort from John Peterson at Reich Family Pavilion.
Mark Nwakamma had 11 points for Hartford and Evan Cooper chipped in with 9 points. John Peterson had 3 assists for them, while John Peterson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
UMBC got 16 points from Ryan Cook in a losing cause and another 15 points from Chase Plummer. Aaron Morgan contributed 3 assists for them, while Ryan Cook had 8 rebounds.
Hartford hit the break trailing 24-20 before taking care of business in the second half.
Hartford had a 37-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.