SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Frankie Dobbs made a 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds left as Bryant defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 74-71 on Thursday night.
Dobbs had seven 3-pointers and led all scorers with 25 points as the Bulldogs (6-13, 4-3 Northeast Conference) avenged a 78-68 loss at Fairleigh Dickinson on Dec. 2. Bryant, which opened the season 1-10, has won four in a row.
The game featured 14 ties and 12 lead changes. Mike Scott had 20 points and seven assists for Fairleigh Dickinson (4-13, 2-5), including 17 in the second half and the 3-pointer that tied the score at 71 with 24 seconds left.
Alex Francis added 16 points for Bryant, which shot 54.9 percent from the floor (28 of 51) and 58.3 percent in the second half (14 of 24). Cecil Gresham chipped in 13.
Kamil Svrdlik added 17 points (12 in the first half) for the Knights.