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With 1:04 to play and Babson College trailing by a point, Matt Palazini wanted the ball.
”I like to take the big shot at the end. I just seem even more focused in those situations,” said Palazini, a senior guard from Franklin who drained a 3-pointer from NBA range, on a no-hesitation catch and shoot play, that sealed the Beavers’ 62-60 win at Becker last week.
It was the third win of a 4-0 start for Babson, which was dealt its first defeat with a 66-54 loss at Bowdoin on Sunday afternoon. Lincoln-Sudbury Regional graduate John Swords, a 7-foot junior center, had 13 points and seven rebounds in the Polar Bear win.
The 6-foot-3 Palazini, a former Hockomock League MVP and 1,000-point career scorer at Franklin High, is playing a more all-around game this season.