NCAA Men's Basketball

Jordan proves clutch as St. Francis (BKN) downs Saint Peters

NEW YORK (AP) Jalen Jordan scored five of the last seven points for St. Francis Brooklyn to lead the Terriers to a 56-53 win over Saint Peter's on Saturday.

Quinn Taylor made 1 of 2 free throws for Saint Peter's with 3:08 left for a 53-49 lead. But the Peacocks wouldn't score again. Jordan made a 3-pointer with 2:23 left and sank a pair of free throws with 13 seconds to go. Chauncey Hawkins added a pair for the game's final margin after Davauhnte Turner missed the potential go-ahead jump shot for Saint Peter's.

Jordan finished with 21 points, Glenn Sanabria added 17 and Yaradyah Evans finished with a career-high 18 rebounds. The Terriers (7-4) now have won five of their last six games.

Turner scored 19 points, Quinn Taylor scored 12, and Dallas Watson and Samuel Idowu each score 11. The Peacocks (2-8) have dropped three straight.

Updated December 15, 2018