State basketball: Mount St. Mary's men fall to Fairleigh Dickinson
By From Sun staff reports
Jan 10, 2014 | 3:00 AM
Julian Norfleet and Rashad Whack combined to score 47 points, but Mount St. Mary's still lost to host Fairleigh Dickinson, 85-79, Thursday night.
Norfleet, who had a career-best 31 points and 10 assists in his previous game at Norfolk State, finished with 24 points and nine assists. Whack added 23 points for the second game in a row for the Mount (4-10, 0-1 Northeast Conference).
Sidney Sanders Jr. led the Knights (5-10, 1-0) with a game-high 32 points, and Matt MacDonald added 21.
The Mount led 43-41 at the half, but Fairleigh Dickinson opened the second half with an 8-2 run to grab a 49-45 advantage before Taylor Danaher and Whack each scored on the fast break to tie the score.
After FDU took an 81-73 lead, Norfleet hit a pair of long 3-pointers in the final 30 seconds, but the comeback came up short.