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Hayes ties NCAA career steals record, Merrimack wins 19th

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Juvaris Hayes tied the NCAA profession steals history with 448 and scored 22 details to assistance Merrimack beat Sacred Heart 64-fifty seven on Friday evening for the most wins by a crew in its first 12 months of Division I.

Hayes matched the all-division mark held by Tennyson Whitted, who played for Division II Ramapo University from 2000-03, with his sixth steal of the activity. Hayes, who also experienced six rebounds and eight assists, arrived at 112 steals this year with an normal of practically 4 for each activity.

Merrimack (19-10, 13-3 Northeast Convention) is hoping to come to be the first first-12 months Division I system to acquire a common-year meeting title. It is ineligible for the meeting tournament when it transitions to Division I.

Aaron Clarke experienced 15 details, and Jare’l Spellman extra 14 details and 10 rebounds for the Pioneers (16-twelve, nine-6).

Merrimack matches up towards Mount St. Mary’s on the highway on Sunday. Sacred Heart faces Bryant on the highway on Sunday.

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