Western Kentucky shot 32 percent from the field, and 3-for-20 from three, and Kansas was 24-for-30 from the charity stripe
Time was running out and the visitors had to resort to fouling to stop the clock and Newcastle held their nerve from the free-throw line to take a vital championship win with skipper Bridge hitting the last two shots from the charity stripe
to see his side home.
Bahrain could not find the target the rest of the way, and Qatar closed the game out from the charity stripe
However, Jackson's ball handling and touch from the charity stripe
were too much to overcome.
SLA was 12 for 24 (50 percent) from the charity stripe
, while Bay Path was 12 for 18 (67 percent).
The Wildcats led by as much as 14 points, but let Vanderbilt hang around, especially by struggling from the charity stripe
They did this with captain Andrew Bridge and Darius Defoe leading the way, Defoe on his way to 13 second-half points, including 11 of 11 from the charity stripe
Clark and Carlisle, the Lions' top two scoring threats, combined to shoot 9 of 32 from the field but were saved by going 13 of 14 from the charity stripe
West Boylston was 10 for 17 (59 percent) from the charity stripe
, while the Cougars went 4 for 9 (44 percent).
Another two Reinking buckets reduced the Jets' lead to just three points at 88-85 but the still hobbling John McCord was fouled trying to score and sank one from the charity stripe
Team leading scoring Russ Smith ended with 21 points, but also shot 5-for-12 from the charity stripe
, well below the 80 percent mark he's hit all season.
LAGONAn impressive 83% free-throw shooting performance it was for Nesma, converting 34 out of 41 attempts overall including 24 in the fourth quarter as its rival strived to gradually cut its commanding lead with quick points while challenging its proficiency in the charity stripe
Lions were forced to foul and Jackson and Sullivan saw Eagles home from the charity stripe
In this heated match-up, it was the Gael's mental toughness that made the difference as they shot 83% from the charity stripe
compared to the Tiger's 58% free throw shooting.
Williams then hit two from the charity stripe
and Sheffield were wobbling.