FAIRFIELD, Connecticut — Phil Gaetano tied the game on a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation as Sacred Heart rallied from a 15-point second-half deficit to beat Bryant 84-75 in overtime on Saturday.
Bryant was on top 62-47 with 10:10 to go in the second half but then went 10 minutes without a field goal as the Pioneers (11-14, 5-7 Northeast Conference) rallied to take a 68-67 lead on a tip shot by Evan Kelley with 1:30 remaining. With the Bulldogs (11-12, 8-4) on top again by three, Gaetano sank a 3-pointer with six seconds left in regulation to tie it up 71-71 and send the game into overtime.
In overtime, Bryant's stone-cold shooting continued and Kelley scored seven points to help give the Pioneers the win.
Dyami Starks led Bryant with 26 points.