WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- John Carroll, who had a career-high 26 points, hit a late jumper in the extra period to give Hartford just enough cushion to hold off Central Connecticut State for an 85-84 overtime win on Friday night.
Carroll's jumper gave Hartford an 81-79 lead with 1:28 remaining. Jack Hobbs and Travis Weatherington made four straight free throws to seal the win. CCSU's Tyler Kohl hit a trey in the last second for the final score.
Hobbs hit a 3-pointer for a 75-73 lead with 25 seconds left in regulation. Kohl, who finished with 21 points, forced overtime when he drove for a layup with 25 seconds left.
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