Erik Harris scored the last of his 22 points on a 12-foot jump shot with six seconds left to give Navy an 83-81 victory over Hofstra yesterday in Hempstead, N.Y.
Eddie Reddick added 15 points for the Midshipmen (3-4), who trailed, 37-36, at halftime. John Haase had 12, Nick Marusich added 11 and 13 rebounds, and Lance Reinhard had 10 points for Navy.
Bobby Gordon led Hofstra (2-4) with 16 points, followed by Erroll Flanigan with 13 and Anthony Knight 12.
Hofstra tied the score at 81 on a three-point goal by Keith McMillan with 39 seconds to go.
Hofstra used a 19-7 run, fueled by a pair of three-pointers by Flanigan, to take a 23-11 lead, its largest margin of the game, after 9:06 of the first half. Navy then went on a 17-4 run for a 28-27 lead as Harris scored eight points, including a pair of three-pointers.
Connecticut 85, Maine 60: Chris Smith scored a pair of quick baskets, igniting a 24-12 second-half run that boosted the 14th-ranked Huskies in Bangor, Maine.
Smith scored 20 points for the Huskies (4-1), and Scott Burrell added 19 points and 11 rebounds. Senior John Gwynn came off the bench and scored 12 points, while junior center Rod Sellers added 11 points and six rebounds.
Maine (2-4) closed within 12 on a three-point play by Francois Bouchard, who finished with 15 points. But UConn's Dan Cyrulik countered with a score, then Murray Williams stole the ball in the backcourt and fed Smith for a fast-break layup, resulting in another three-point play.
Richmond 68, Fairfield 60: Curtis Blair scored 23 points and Kenny Wood 19 to lead the Spiders in Fairfield, Conn.
Richmond (4-1) closed the first half with a 25-11 run for a 32-16 intermission lead and Fairfield (4-2) got no closer than three.