NCAA Tourney: Amherst 74 Husson 72
The Husson Eagles nearly pulled off a major upset in the first round of the NCAA Division-III playoffs but a late three pointer gave 15th ranked Amherst the 74-72 win.
Raheem Anderson hit a three-pointer with 28-seconds left to give the Eagles 72-71 lead.
Amherst's Jeff Racy came back with a three-pointer with 14-seconds left to give the Lord Jeffs a 74-72.
On the final possession, Husson's Trevon Butler lost the ball on a dribble-drive move to the basket and the Eagles came up short.
Trevon Butler finishes his brilliant career with 25 points to lead the Eagles.
Husson's season ends at 21-7. Amherst (23-5) will play SUNY-Cortland in the second round of the NCAA tourney Saturday night.