Hawks Fall In Closing Seconds Of OT At Fordham, 56-55
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  01/17/2007

Jan. 17, 2007

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NEW YORK (AP) - Marcus Stout's layup with 4.1 seconds left in overtime gave Fordham a 56-55 victory over Saint Joseph's on Wednesday night, snapping the Rams' 12-game losing streak to the Hawks.

D.J. Rivera gave the Hawks (10-7, 3-2 Atlantic 10) their last lead, 55-54, on a 12-footer with 23 seconds left.

Brenton Butler scored 18 points to lead the Rams (10-7, 3-2), while Bryant Dunston added 16 and Stout had 13.

Ahmad Nivins led Saint Joseph's with 22 points, while Pat Calathes added 13 and Rivera had 10.

Trailing 43-37 midway through the second half, the Hawks went on an 11-6 run to get within one point with 2:08 left in regulation.

Stout made a free throw with 1:33 left to make it 50-48, but Nivins hit a jumper with 51 seconds left for the final tie of regulation.