BROCKTON, Mass. ---- Quinsigmaond missed a game-winning 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left as the Massasoit men's basketball survived a frantic comeback by the visiting Wyverns, winning 66-64, on Saturday afternoon at the Asiaf Field House.
Massasoit (6-4, 5-2) was led offensively by Mike Ward (Brockton), who finished with 22 points, 17 coming in the first half.
Massasoit led by as many as 15 in the first half and was up 34-23 at the break.
In the second half, the Wyverns made things interesting. Trailing by five points with 16 seconds left, the Warriors missed a pair of free throws. On the ensuing possession, QCC's James Flynn sank a 3-pointer to pull within a single possession with 7.8 seconds left.
The Wyverns stole the inbounds pass, but the game-winning 3 hit the back of the rim as the Warriors escaped with the victory.
Flynn finished with a game-high 26 points, while Mike Fernandez and Elijah Perez each added 10.
Massasoit plays at Roxbury on Tuesday at 7 PM.