Flushing, N.Y.-Two free throws by Queens (N.Y.) College's Dwanye Henry Jr. with 3.4 seconds to play in regulation lifted the host Knights to a stunning 71-70 East Coast Conference win over the visiting University of Bridgeport Purple Knights on Saturday afternoon in New York City. QC trailed Bridgeport by 14 points, 68-54, with 5:51 to play, before closing the game on a huge 17-2 run to grab the win. With the loss, UB is now 5-5 overall and 1-3 in the ECC. Queens is now 2-10 overall and 2-2 in conference action.
The Purple Knights, who were outscored 42-27 in the second half, closed the first half on a 23-5 run of their own to turn a 24-20 deficit into a 43-29 lead at halftime.
Junior Bakary Camara (Harlem, N.Y.) led Bridgeport with a double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds.
Up next, the UB men's basketball team will close out its pre-Holiday looking to snap a three-game losing at home on Tuesday afternoon when they host undefeated St. Anselm College in a non-conference contest. Game time in Hubbell Gym is slated for 4:00 p.m.