Caelin Peters was out through injury as his Connecticut College Men's Basketball teammates picked up a crucial NESCAC win over Amherst 71-65.
Connecticut celebrated its two seniors before the regular-season finale.
Fresh off a dominant win over Hamilton, Connecticut looked to keep their momentum going against an Amherst team ahead of them in the conference standings.
Connecticut held a 34-26 lead heading into the intermission, after ending the first half on a 14-3 run.
After the two sides exchanged a series of stops and scores, Amherst held a 59-56 lead with five minutes remaining.
With the Luce Field House crowd roaring in appreciation, Connecticut managed to string together a series of stops and scores, which gave them a 65-59 lead with under a minute to play.
Connecticut then held off a comeback attempt from Amherst to win 71-65.