FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Mario Matasovic had 19 points, 10 rebounds and four steals, freshman E.J. Anosike added 14 points and 16 rebounds and Sacred Heart beat Division III Mitchell College 84-60 on Wednesday.
The Pioneers led 43-36 at halftime with 10 points from Matasovic. Anosike had six points and five boards at the break. Sacred Heart extended it to 67-47 midway through the second half.
Sean Hoehn scored 16 points for Sacred Heart (2-3), which plays at Northwestern on Friday. Kinnon LaRose had 12 points and six boards, and Joseph Lopez scored 11. The Pioneers had a 49-33 rebounding advantage and forced the Mariners into 22 turnovers.
Anosike grabbed 17 rebounds in a 69-68 overtime victory over Maine last Sunday.
Hasani Williams made 8 of 16 shots for Mitchell and scored 16 points. Domenico Santiago added 10 points and eight boards. The Mariners have lost both meetings against Sacred Heart.