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Dec 28, 6:40 PM EST

St. Peter's grinds out 59-52 OT win over Cornell


ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) -- Marvin Dominique had 17 points, Tyler Gaskins added 16 points and Desi Washington 13 and the trio combined for 12 overtime points to lift St. Peter's over Cornell 59-52 on Sunday.

Gaskins opened overtime with a steal and 3-pointer and Dominque followed with a jumper off a Gaskins assist and the Peacocks (6-7) never trailed as the Big Red (6-6) didn't score until 1:24 remained. From there, St. Peter's made 9 of 10 free throws.

Shonn Miller, who had 24 points and 11 rebounds for Cornell, tied the game at 45 with a 3-pointer with 31 seconds left in regulation and Washington missed a trey with 3 seconds left. Miller's basket was the only one in the final 5:57.

Cornell took a 17-15 halftime lead in a defensive first half. The Peacocks hit double figures with 4:12 left and Cornell tied it at 11 on the next possession.

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