SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Glenn Sanabria scored 21 points and converted 3 of 4 from the free throw line in the final 22 seconds as St. Francis-Brooklyn came from three-points down in the final two minutes to stave off upset-minded Bryant, 73-69 in a Northeastern Conference battle Thursday night.
The teams traded the lead several times late and the Terriers trailed 66-63 after Sabastian Townes hit two free throws to give the Bulldogs the lead with 1:45 left. Sanabria answered with a layup and the Terriers closed the game by hitting 8 of 10 from the line.
St. Francis had its three-game win streak snapped Saturday at Mount St. Mary's and entered the game tied with St. Francis (PA) and the Mountaineers for third place and all three teams moved into a four-way tie for second in league after Mount St. Mary's beat Robert Morris, 67-42.
Watts is one of the most dynamic scoring guards in the country and looks to develop his game under coach Tom Izzo's tutelage.
Rocket Watts, the No. 27 overall prospect in the 2019 class, has committed to Michigan State.
UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.