Crusaders Set For AIC In AHA Tournament First Round
GAME DAY QUICK FACTS:
Teams: Holy Cross (11-17-6, 10-13-5 Atlantic Hockey) vs. AIC (5-23-4, 5-19-4 Atlantic Hockey)
Date: March 5, 2010
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Hart Center (1,600), Worcester, Mass.
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Series Record: Holy Cross leads 37-20-8
AHA Tournament Series Record: Holy Cross leads 3-0-0
Series Record At Hart Center: Holy Cross leads 18-7-6
Last Meeting: AIC 1, Holy Cross 0 (1/16/10; W. Springfield, Mass.)
First Varsity Meeting: AIC 12, Holy Cross 2 (11/30/71; Worcester, Mass.)
Last Holy Cross Win: Holy Cross 1, AIC 0 (OT) (3/7/09; Worcester, Mass.)
Current Series Win Streak: AIC, one game
2009-2010 Regular Season
Series: AIC won 2-0-2
HOLY CROSS TO PLAY AIC IN ATLANTIC HOCKEY TOURNAMENT FIRST ROUND: The Holy Cross men's hockey team (11-17-6, 10-13-5 Atlantic Hockey) will play American International (5-23-4, 5-19-4 Atlantic Hockey) in the Atlantic Hockey Tournament first round for the second straight season. The game is on Friday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hart Center. Holy Cross finished in seventh place in the Atlantic Hockey standings with 25 points and the Yellow Jackets finished 10th with 14 points. Last year in the first round, Holy Cross defeated the Yellow Jackets by a score of 1-0 in overtime with the game-winner by junior Everett Sheen (Lethbridge, Alberta). This season, the Crusaders are 0-2-2 versus AIC with both losses on the road and both ties at home. AIC has outscored Holy Cross by a 9-5 margin in those four games and have shut out the Crusaders twice. The last three games between these two teams in Worcester have gone to overtime with two ties this season and the Holy Cross win in the tournament last year. With a win the Crusaders will advance to a best-two-out-of-three quarterfinals series versus second seed Sacred Heart at the Milford Ice Pavilion in Milford, Conn., on March 12-14.
THE SERIES WITH AIC: This will be the 66th meeting between the Crusaders and the Yellow Jackets with Holy Cross leading the all-time series, 37-20-8. Versus AIC, Holy Cross has an 18-7-6 record at the Hart Center and a 5-1-4 record in the last 10 games in Worcester. Overall Holy Cross is 4-4-2 in the last 10 games against the Yellow Jackets. This season, AIC won the regular season series, 2-0-2. It was the first time that the Yellow Jackets took a season series from Holy Cross since the 2000-2001 season.
VERSUS AIC IN THE AHA TOURNEY: Holy Cross is 3-0 all-time versus AIC in the Atlantic Hockey Tournament, outscoring the Yellow Jackets by a 9-1 margin. The Crusaders defeated the Yellow Jackets, 5-0, in the quarterfinals on March 13, 2004, 3-1 in the quarterfinals on March 11, 2006, and 1-0 in the first round in overtime on March 7, 2009.
HC AT HOME IN THE AHA TOURNAMENT: Holy Cross is 5-0 all-time in Atlantic Hockey Tournament games played at the Hart Center. Holy Cross defeated Sacred Heart in 2005, AIC, UConn and Bentley in 2006 to win the title, and the Yellow Jackets last season.
STRONG DEFENSE: The Crusaders are tied for the second ranked defense in Atlantic Hockey and tied for 17th nationally by allowing only 2.71 goals per contest. HC has allowed 92 goals in 34 games as it only allowed two goals in two games last week versus Bentley with a 4-1 win and 1-1 tie. The Crusaders have two shutouts this season which are the most since the 2005-2006 season when Holy Cross also had two. Last season, Holy Cross was sixth in the conference with 3.42 goals allowed per contest.
HC IN THE ATLANTIC HOCKEY TOURNAMENT: The Crusaders have a 9-6 record all-time in the Atlantic Hockey Tournament as they have won two titles (2004 & 2006). Last season, the Crusaders went 2-2 in the tournament with a win over AIC in the first round and a 2-1 quarterfinals series defeat at RIT. In 2008, Holy Cross was swept in the best two-out-of-three quarterfinals series at RIT as it lost two 5-4 overtime games. In 2007, Holy Cross lost at Air Force in the quarterfinals. In 2006 at the Hart Center, Holy Cross defeated AIC in the quarterfinals (3-1), UConn in the semifinals (4-1) and Bentley in the championship game (5-2), earning their second title and second NCAA Tournament appearance. In 2005, Holy Cross defeated Sacred Heart, 4-2, in the quarterfinals, but then fell to eventual champion Mercyhurst, 4-3 (OT), in the semifinals. Holy Cross won the first-ever Atlantic Hockey Tournament in 2004, earning the program's first ever spot in the NCAA Tournament. The Crusaders defeated AIC (5-0), Canisius (4-1) and Sacred Heart in the title game (4-0). In 1999, the Crusaders won the MAAC Tournament Championship by defeating Canisius, 4-3, in the finals.
OFFENSIVE SPARK: Holy Cross, who has only averaged 2.4 goals scored per game this season, has scored 37 goals over the last 11 contests for a 3.4 goals per game average. During these 11 games the Crusaders have a 6-4-1 record and have outscored their opponents, 37-31. During these 11 games, junior Jordan Cyr (Winnipeg, Manitoba) has recorded six goals and six assists for 12 points. There are also four Crusaders with seven points over the last 11 games. Senior Rob Forshner (Sundre, Alberta) has four goals and three assists, sophomore Matt Clune (Toronto, Ontario) has posted two goals and five assists, while junior Matt Celin (Gibsonia, Pa.) and freshman Rob Linsmayer (Winnetka, Ill.) each have one goal and six assists. The Crusaders scored nine goals in the two-game series against Air Force on Jan. 22-23, while they netted six goals in the two-game series versus Army on Feb. 5-6, and added three goals in the victory over UConn on Feb. 9. The Crusaders netted 10 goals in the two-game sweep of Bentley on Feb. 12-13, while they tallied four goals as they were swept by Sacred Heart on Feb. 19-20. Last week versus Bentley Holy Cross scored five goals in two games.
CELIN WITH A POINT IN FIVE OF SIX GAMES: Junior Matt Celin has recorded one point in five of the last six games with one goal and four assists. For the season he has one goal and eight assists for nine points, while for his career he has seven goals and 16 assists for 23 points.
SPREADING OUT THE OFFENSE: Out of the 25 Crusaders who have seen game action in the last 11 contests, 16 of them have scored a goal and 19 of them have at least one point.
THE MATCH UP: Holy Cross is averaging 2.35 goals scored per game which are eighth in Atlantic Hockey, while AIC is scoring 2.09 goals per contest which are ninth in the league. Last season, the Crusaders averaged 2.79 goals per game which were sixth in Atlantic Hockey, while the Yellow Jackets' 1.66 goals per contest were 10th. Holy Cross has been shut out five times this season which is a new school record. The previous record was four set in the 1988-1989 season. AIC has been shut out four times this season. On the power play Holy Cross is fifth in the league with a 16.9 percentage and AIC is ninth with an 11.6 percentage. The Crusaders' 83.0 penalty kill percentage is ranked third in the conference and the Yellow Jackets' 80.4 percentage is sixth. Holy Cross has has only allowed 2.71 goals per game which is tied for second in the conference, while the Yellow Jackets are 10th defensively with 3.97 goals allowed per contest.
WORKING OVERTIME: The Crusaders have played in eight overtime games this season with a 0-2-6 (.375) record in those games. The six ties are tied for the second most ties in a season at the school as the record is seven set in the 2007-2008 season. The most overtime games played in a single-season at Holy Cross was last season when the Crusaders played 10 and went 2-3-5 (.450) in those games. Since the 2006-2007 season and 143 total games, the Crusaders have played 34 overtime contests with a 2-9-23 (.397) record as .238 percent of their games have gone to overtime. Earlier this season, Holy Cross played three straight games that went to overtime as it tied RIT, 1-1, lost to RIT, 3-2, and tied No. 7 Quinnipiac, 1-1. This was the fourth time in program history that the Crusaders had played three straight overtime contests as Holy Cross did it twice in the 2008-2009 season and once in the 1986-1987 season. The school record is four consecutive overtime games set in the 2007-2008 season.
SCOUTING THE ROSTER: Holy Cross has five seniors, seven juniors, nine sophomores and six freshmen on this year's roster with 16 forwards, eight defenders and three goalies.
HOLY CROSS TO HOST 2010 NCAA REGIONAL: Holy Cross will host the 2010 NCAA Men's Hockey Division I Northeast Regional. The dates are Saturday and Sunday, March 27-28 at the DCU Center in Worcester. The semifinals will be at 1:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on March. 27, while the finals will be at 5:30 p.m. on March 28. All three games will be on ESPNU. HC held the event for the first time in 2008.
RECENT SUCCESS ON THE POWER PLAY: The Crusaders are 18-85 (.212) over the last 19 games while on the power play. Against Bentley on Feb. 26, Holy Cross went 3-6 on the man-advantage.
HC ON B2 NETWORKS: All of Holy Cross' home games and Atlantic Hockey away games can be seen via live video streaming through B2 Networks.
CYR LEADS THE CRUSADER
OFFENSE: Junior forward Jordan Cyr has at
least one point in three straight games and in six of the last
seven. He scored one goal in each game versus Bentley last week. He
leads the team with 12 goals, a career-best 14 assists and 26
points. Cyr also has three short-handed goals which are second in
Atlantic Hockey and tied for third nationally. He was named the
Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week on Feb. 15 as he recorded two
goals and three assists for five points in three games on the week.
In the 4-0 win over Bentley on Feb. 13, he assisted on Holy Cross'
third goal and scored on a power play for the Crusaders' fourth
goal of the contest. On Feb. 12 in the 6-4 victory on the road
against Bentley, Cyr assisted on the goal that gave the Crusaders a
3-2 advantage in the second period. In the 3-2 win over UConn on
Feb. 9, he recorded one goal and one assist. He scored the
game-winner in the 5-3 win over Army on Feb. 5. In the 6-4 victory
at Air Force on Jan. 22, he recorded one goal and had one assist,
while Cyr also posted one goal and one assist in the 5-2 loss at
RIT on Jan. 8. He was recognized earlier this season by the league
when he was named the Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week for his
three goals and one assist performance in the home-and-home series
with Sacred Heart on Nov. 6-7. For his career, he has 32 goals and
27 assists for 59 points, including one goal for RPI in 2006-2007.
He was last year's leading scorer with 19 goals and 13 assists for
32 points. His 19 goals were third all-time on the Holy Cross
Division I list.
SHEAHAN MOVING UP THE CHARTS: Senior Brodie Sheahan (Lethbridge, Alberta) scored two goals in the 4-1 win over Bentley on Senior Night on Feb. 26. Both of his goals were on the power play as he now has 23 career power play goals which are third on the all-time Holy Cross Division I list. For the season his 10 goals are tied for second on the team and his 14 points are tied for fourth. Sheahan has the most career goals with 40, assists with 51 and points with 91 of any current Crusader. His 40 goals are ninth on the all-time Holy Cross Division I list and his 91 points are 10th. On Jan. 15 versus AIC, he scored Holy Cross' lone goal in the 1-1 tie. Sheahan recorded one goal and one assist in the 5-2 loss at RIT on Jan. 8. He scored the last goal of the game with an empty-net goal in the 4-2 win at Dartmouth on Jan. 3. He recorded his 50th career assist as he posted an assist as Holy Cross defeated UConn 5-0 on Nov. 24. Last season, he led the team with 19 assists, and was second with 12 goals and 31 points.
TYSOWSKY HAVING GREAT ROOKIE SEASON: Freshman goalie Thomas Tysowsky (Amherst, N.Y.) has earned five overall Atlantic Hockey awards this season. He was named the Rookie of the Week on Feb. 15 for going 3-0 on the week. Tysowsky was named the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Month for December. He has also been named the Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Week twice and earned Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Month accolades for October. Tysowsky has a 2.38 goals against average which ranks second in Atlantic Hockey and 15th nationally, while his .912 save percentage is fourth. Tysowsky's 768 saves are ranked third on the all-time Holy Cross Division I single-season saves list as the record is 840 set by Tony Quesada in the 2005-2006 season. His 2.38 goals against average is fourth on the school's Division I single-season list and his 10 wins are sixth. Tysowsky recorded his second shutout of the season and 10th win as he made 17 saves in the 4-0 victory over Bentley on Feb. 13. For his performance he was awarded the Holy Cross Winter Homecoming MVP trophy after the game. On Feb. 9, he made 24 saves in the 3-2 win over UConn. On Feb. 5, Tysowsky made 27 saves in the 5-3 win over Army. On Jan. 15-16, he only allowed two goals in two games versus AIC as he recorded a 0.97 goals against average and stopped 53 of 55 shots for a .964 save percentage. He also earned his first collegiate point with an assist on Jan. 15. On Jan. 8, in the 5-2 loss at RIT, Tysowsky made a season-best 37 saves. Tysowsky stopped 58 of 63 shots for a .921 save percentage and a 2.50 goals against average at the Ledyard National Bank Classic. In the 3-0 loss to No. 14 UMass Lowell, he made 22 saves, while in the 4-2 win at Dartmouth he made 36 saves. Tysowsky started all three contests of the month of December as he recorded a 1.55 goals against average and a .937 save percentage as he stopped 74 of 79 shots. He made 24 saves and allowed one goal for a .960 save percentage as the Crusaders tied RIT, 1-1, on Dec. 4. Tysowsky then stopped 27 of 30 shots (.900 save percentage) as Holy Cross had a 3-2 overtime loss to RIT, on Dec. 5. On Dec. 10, he made 23 saves and allowed one goal for a .958 save percentage as the Crusaders tied No. 7 Quinnipiac, 1-1. He was named the Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Week for his performance versus Quinnipiac. He stopped all 19 shots as he earned his first collegiate shutout with the 5-0 victory over UConn on Nov. 24. Tysowsky had an outstanding month of October as he started five of six games and earned his first two collegiate wins. He made 125 saves and allowed 12 goals. He was named the Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Week on Oct. 19 as he made his collegiate debut, making 25 saves and allowing two goals for a .926 save percentage as the Crusaders fell to Merrimack (Oct. 16), 3-1. On Oct. 24-25, he earned two victories as Holy Cross won both road contests against Canisius, 3-2. Tysowsky made 51 saves and allowed four goals.
CRUSADERS PLAYING KEY GAMES AT HOME: The game against AIC in the Atlantic Hockey Tournament first round is another big home game for the Crusaders. After playing only one home game in January, the Crusaders concluded the regular season with six out of nine contests at the Hart Center. Holy Cross was successful in this key stretch of home games with a 4-2-0 record as it split a two-game series with Army on Feb. 5-6, defeated UConn on Feb. 9, shut out Bentley on Feb. 13, loss to Sacred Heart on Feb. 20 and defeated Bentley on Feb. 26. The Crusaders are 5-6-5 (.469) at home this season. Last season Holy Cross went 7-8-2 (.471) at the Hart Center. Holy Cross has a 299-189-33 (.606) all-time record at the Hart Center since it started playing there in 1975-1976.
SHEEN SHINES: Junior co-captain Everett Sheen is second on the team with 20 points, while he is fourth with nine goals and tied for third with 11 assists. Sheen assisted on both of Holy Cross' goals in the 5-2 loss at RIT on Jan. 8. He scored Holy Cross' lone goal in the 1-1 tie versus No. 7 Quinnipiac on Dec. 10. He was named the Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week for his performances against UConn (Nov. 24) and No. 11 Yale (Nov. 28). For the week he recorded three goals and one assist for four points. This was the first time that he has received this honor. As a freshman he was named the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week three times and the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Month once. On Nov. 24, he scored two goals as Holy Cross defeated UConn, 5-0, while on Nov. 28 he netted one goal and posted one assist as the Crusaders fell to No. 11 Yale, 7-3. Sheen posted one goal and two assists for three points versus AIC on Oct. 31. He recorded two goals and one assist for three points on the road versus Canisius as Holy Cross won both games by scores of 3-2. On Oct. 24 he scored the first goal of the game and assisted on Holy Cross' second goal, while on Oct. 25 he netted the Crusaders' second goal giving them a 2-1 lead. For his career, he has recorded 35 goals and 34 assists for 69 points in 108 games.
SILVIA SCORES FOUR GAME-WINNERS: Sophomore Jay Silvia (Burlington, Mass.) has scored four game-winning goals so far this season which lead the team. His four game-winners are third in the conference. For the season, he has 10 goals and four assists for 14 points. His 10 goals are tied for third on the team, while his 14 points are tied for fourth. He scored the Crusaders' third goal in the 4-0 victory over Bentley on Feb. 13, while he scored the first goal of the night in the 6-4 win over Bentley on Feb. 12, in addition to posting an assist later in the contest. In the 3-2 victory over UConn, Silvia scored what proved to be the game-winning goal at 3:43 of the third period, giving the Crusaders a 3-1 lead at the time. For his career, Silvia has 21 goals and 14 assists for 35 points, while he also has six career game-winners.
DALY, ZNUTAS & CLUNE
LEAD DEFENSE: Sophomore Mike Daly (South
Burlington, Vt.), junior Mark Znutas (Emerson,
N.J.) and sophomore Matt Clune are
contributing to the Crusader offense as defenders. Daly's
career-best 10 assists are tied for fifth on the team. He also has
three goals and a career-best 13 points. Daly scored his
career-best third goal of the season in the 4-0 win over Bentley on
Feb. 13. He was named to the All-Tournament team at the Ledyard
National Bank Classic and was also named the AT&T Crusader of
the Week, for competition from Dec. 28-Jan. 3. Daly scored his
first collegiate game-winning goal and also had an assist in the
4-2 win at Dartmouth on Jan. 3. He assisted on Holy Cross' second
goal of the game and then scored his first goal of the season to
give the Crusaders a 3-1 lead. For his career, he has five goals
and 15 assists for 20 points. Znutas has 11 assists this season
which are tied for third on the team. He had an assist in each game
versus Bentley on Feb. 26-27. For his career, Znutas has 10 goals
and 32 assists for 42 career points as he has played 105 career
games. Clune's career-best 10 assists are tied for fifth on the
team. He also has a career-best 12 points. Clune posted two assists
in the 6-4 win over Bentley on Feb. 12. He had two assists in the
5-3 win over Army on Feb. 5. He recorded one goal and one assist
for two points in the 6-4 win over Air Force on Jan. 22. He also
posted two assists in the 7-3 loss to Yale on Nov. 28. For his
career, Clune has four goals and 16 assists for 20 points.
FRESHMEN CONTRIBUTIONS: The Crusaders have received solid contributions from their freshmen skaters this season. At the season opener versus Providence on Oct. 10, freshman Rob Linsmayer recorded an assist. He scored his first collegiate goal versus UConn on Nov. 24 as Holy Cross won 5-0. His 13 assists are second on the team and his 15 points are third. Freshman Erik Vos (Carlisle, Ontario) posted his first two collegiate points with a goal and an assist as Holy Cross defeated Canisius, 3-2, on Oct. 24. Overall he has four goals and two assists for six points. Freshman Brendan Baker (Edina, Minn.) had his first collegiate point with an assist on Oct. 24 versus Canisius. Baker has one goal and three assists for four points. On Nov. 14 against Air Force, freshman Brandon Nunn (Fairport, N.Y.) scored his first collegiate goal, while on Nov. 21 versus Mercyhurst, freshman Evan Zych (Kilbride, Ontario) recorded his first collegiate point with an assist. Nunn has one goal and two assists for three points.
DAMS ON THE ALL-TIME LISTS: Senior Ian Dams (Manotick, Ontario) stopped 19 of 20 shots for a .950 save percentage and a 1.00 goal against average in the 4-1 victory over Bentley on Senior Night on Feb. 26. Dams is all over the all-time Holy Cross Division I career records list. He is tied for second all-time with 18 victories and is third with 1,201 saves, while he is fourth with a 3.08 goals against average.
HOLY CROSS HEAD COACH PAUL PEARL: Paul Pearl is in his 15th year at the helm of the Holy Cross ice hockey program, and is just the fifth head coach in the history of ice hockey at Holy Cross. On January 21, 2006, with a 3-2 victory at Dartmouth, Pearl became the school's all-time winningest coach with the 168th victory of his career. Pearl has forged a 225-224-54 (.501) record at Holy Cross and has been the man behind the bench in seven of the nine most successful seasons in Holy Cross history, while he has had three teams post 20-plus win seasons. Along with 13 post-season appearances in 14 years, Pearl led the Crusaders to their first two NCAA Tournament appearances in 2003-2004 and 2005-2006, while he coached the Crusaders to their first ever NCAA Tournament win with the 4-3 overtime victory over Minnesota in Grand Forks, N.D., on March 24, 2006. In 2005-2006, Pearl led the Crusaders to a school single season record 27 victories, as the team posted an overall record of 27-10-2. Holy Cross also claimed the AHA regular season and tournament titles.
CRUSADER CAPTAINS: Senior forward Ryan Driscoll (Dorchester, Mass.) and junior Everett Sheen will serve as the 2009-2010 team co-captains. Driscoll's 139 career games played are the most by any current Crusader and are fourth all-time at Holy Cross. He has 21 goals and 35 assists for 56 career points. His 13 career power play goals are tied for 10th on the all-time Holy Cross Division I list.
2 CRUSADERS AT NHL DEVELOPMENT CAMPS: Juniors J.P. Martignetti (Winchester, Mass.) and Everett Sheen participated at NHL development camps. Martignetti was at the Chicago Blackhawks' camp, while Sheen, who last year attended the Anaheim Ducks' camp, participated at the Washington Capitals' camp. The Blackhawks' camp was at Johnny's Ice House in Chicago from July 6-10. The camp roster had 53 players. Washington's camp took place from July 13-18 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. Both camps featured recent draft picks, select rookie players and other prospects.
PINK THE RINK: On Feb. 13, in front of a crowd of 2,009 at the Hart Center, the Crusaders held "Pink The Rink" night and defeated Bentley, 4-0. Holy Cross wore a special edition pink jersey to show its support for breast cancer awareness. The jerseys were auctioned off throughout the game as they raised $8,070 with all the proceeds going to the Levine Cancer Center in Worcester. A ceremonial puck drop featured Holy Cross professors and breast cancer survivors Kathy Kiel (Economics) and Helen Freear-Papio (Modern Languages and Literature). Kevin Shea from WCTR-TV 3 was the MC for the event as he went through the crowd during the game talking to fans and keeping people up to date on the auction. Between the first and second period the men's hockey program honored David Joy (Class of 1974) and his wife Michele for generously donating the jerseys so all of the proceeds from the auction of the jerseys will go to the Levine Cancer Center. Holy Cross coach Paul Pearl presented David and Michele with a pink jersey of their own. Michele's sister and breast cancer survivor Mary Keenan was also honored at the ceremony and given a pink jersey with her name on the back. After the game each player personally handed the auction winners their jerseys as Shea announced the winners.
RISSMILLER PLAYED IN AHL ALL-STAR GAME: Former Holy Cross hockey player and current Grand Rapids Griffins' forward Patrick Rissmiller participated in the 2010 AHL All-Star Classic at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine on Jan. 19 as a member of the PlanetUSA All-Star Team. Rissmiller has also just recently been selected for induction into the Holy Cross Athletic Hall of Fame. This was the second time that he has earned an AHL All-Star selection as he did it in 2006 as a member of the Cleveland Barons. At the time of his selection he was tied for the team lead with 24 points, while he leads the Griffins with 15 assists and is third with nine goals. Grand Rapids is the affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings, but Rissmiller is a member of the New York Rangers organization. Rissmiller has played for the San Jose Sharks and the New York Rangers. In 180 NHL games with the San Jose Sharks, he had 18 goals and 27 assists for 45 points.
HC PICKED FOURTH IN
PRESEASON POLL: Holy Cross was picked fourth in the
Atlantic Hockey Preseason Coaches' Poll. The Crusaders received 54
total points. Air Force was picked first with 80 points and eight
first place votes, followed by Mercyhurst with 70 points and two
first place votes. RIT was picked third with 67 points, HC was
fourth with 54 points followed by Canisius with 53 points, Army
with 40 points, Bentley with 31 points, Sacred Heart with 27
points, UConn with 18 points and AIC with 10 points.