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Dion scores 23, hits game-winner with 4 seconds left as New Hampshire edges Dartmouth 65-63


HANOVER, New Hampshire — Daniel Dion matched a career-best with 23 points, and hit the game-winning shot with 4 seconds remaining to lift New Hampshire over Dartmouth 65-63 on Sunday.

Dartmouth's Connor Boehm scored to tie it at 60 with 1:36 remaining. Jaleen Smith hit a jumper and Tanner Leissner made 1 of 2 free throws to give New Hampshire a 63-60 lead with 34 seconds left. Dartmouth answered with Alex Mitola draining a trey with 20 seconds to go before Dion scored the game-winner. Malik Gill's 3-pointer was off the mark as time expired.

Ronnel Jordan scored 15 points and Leissner added 13 for New Hampshire (3-2).

Leissner scored to give the Wildcats a 42-34 lead at the 14:23 mark. Gill's trey capped a 14-4 run to give the Big Green 48-46 lead with 9:25 to go.

Boehm had 14 points, Mitola 13 and Gill 10 to lead Dartmouth (1-3).

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