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Howie Dickenman

Broome Finds McKnight For OT Winner As Sacred Heart Beats Central

NEW BRITAIN — As Sacred Heart guard Cane Broome dribbled with the score tied and overtime about to expire, he began to consider his options.

"The last time in that situation, at the end of regulation, I took the last shot and took a bad shot," Broome said. "I knew the defense was going to collapse on me, so I looked to see if I could get someone a layup out of it."

Broome drew two defenders and found Quincy McKnight just in time. McKnight's layup with two-tenths of a second remaining gave the Pioneers an 80-78 victory over Central Connecticut in a Northeast Conference basketball game Thursday night at Detrick Gymnasium.

The teams entered...