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Bryant rallies in second half to beat New Hampshire

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) Byron Hawkins and Adam Grant scored 20 points and hit big shots late in the game as Bryant rallied in the second half to defeat New Hampshire 75-65 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.

After trailing by 14 early in the second half, the Bulldogs (2-5) caught the Wildcats with six minutes remaining and took the lead for good two minutes later at 61-59 on a Hawkins 3-pointer.

Sabastian Townes added a another 3-pointer for a 66-62 lead and Grant made a deep 3 with the shot clock running out to go up five with 1:16 left. Grant added a jumper around a ball screen then blocked a shot which the Bulldogs recovered with 20 seconds left.

The Wildcats (2-5) led 39-29 behind 14 points from Jayden Martinez but lost their fifth straight.

Townes finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds with Joe Kasperzyk adding 14 points for Bryant.

Martinez finished with 15 points, Jordan Reed 13 and Nick Guadarrama 11 for UNH.

Updated December 1, 2018

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