EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

November 30, 2013

Knights fall on the road to UConn-Avery Point


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — AVERY POINT, Conn. — The Northern Essex Community College basketball team couldn’t sustain any consistency yesterday afternoon and slipped under .500 with a 78-69 loss to UConn at Avery Point.

The Knights (5-6), who are back in action Thursday at Roxbury, only trailed by two, 41-39, at halftime but managed only 30 points in the second half.

Freshman point guard Peterson Morency continued to play well, combining 15 points with six assists, while Colin Collins and Derek Andreoli both chipped in with 11 points.

Collins also had five steals.