, CT - University of New Hampshire freshman forward Radar Onguetou (Yaoundé, Cameroon) was named America East Player of the Game as he notched a career-high 15 points, but the Wildcats fell to the University of Hartford Hawks, 62-46, on Thursday at Chase Arena.
            UNH extends its losing streak to five games as their record falls to 8-17 overall and 4-8 in conference play. The Hawks snap an eight game losing streak as their record improves to 10-15, 4-8 in America East play.
            Onguetou, who shot a perfect 7-of-7 from the field, scored UNH’s first 10 of 12 points to open the contest. Both teams traded baskets throughout the opening minutes of action. Senior Jermaine Anderson (Beverly, Mass.) drilled a 3-pointer to even the score at 18 apiece with 7:09 to play. The senior guard finished the contest with 14 points. The Hawks responded and used a 19-4 run to close out the stanza and never looked back. The Hawks shot a season-high 57.1 percent for the first half of action on 12-of-21 shooting led by Bo Taylor’s 11 points. Taylor finished with a game-high 18 points en route to being named America East Player of the Game. One of the major differences in the game came at the charity stripe as the host team shot 20-of-25 (80.0 percent) as opposed to UNH making 5-of-5 at the line.
            UNH junior forward Shawn Tobey (Eliot, Maine) delivered a career-high four points and two rebounds off the bench, while sophomore guard Tyrece Gibbs (Brockton, Mass.) posted a game-high six assists and added three boards in the loss.
            Hartford shot a season-best 51.4 percent from the floor, while UNH shot at a 43.9 percent clip on 18-of-41 shooting. Hartford also held a slim margin on the glass, 22-21.
            The Wildcats return home on Sunday (Feb.11) as they play host to the Boston University Terriers at 1 p.m. in Lundholm Gymnasium. The game can be heard on the UNHSN and tickets are still available by visiting
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