JERSEY CITY, New Jersey — Justin Graham scored 22 points and nailed two straight 3-pointers late to give Hartford a 67-66 come-from-behind victory over Saint Peters on Thursday night.
Elias Desport drove for a layup to answer Graham's first 3-pointer to tie the game at 64-64. He then made two free throws for a 66-64 lead with 15 seconds left. Graham hit his second 3-point jumper with two seconds left for the win.
George Blagojevic had 12 points, John Carroll and Pancake Thomas added 10 each for Hartford (2-2).
St. Peter's held a 52-44 lead with 8:08 left in the game. Blagojevic, Evan Cooper and Jalen Ross nailed 3-pointers to give Hartford the lead for the first time, going up 56-52 with 6:27 remaining. Saint Peter's Antwon Portley made three free throws to start an 8-2 run and a 60-58 lead.
Chazz Patterson led Saint Peter's (1-2) with 16 points.