Quinnipiac vs Robert Morris

Quinnipiac 78, Robert Morris 76


MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) - James Johnson scored 18 points, Ike Azotam 14 and Dave Johnson 12 - all in the second half - to help Quinnipiac rally past Robert Morris 78-76 on Thursday.

The Bobcats trailed 35-27 at halftime, and shot 66.7 percent in the second half (16 of 24), including going 4 of 4 from long range. Quinnipiac (9-7, 2-3 Northeast Conference) outscored the Colonials 51-41 in the last 20 minutes.

Quinnipiac led 78-72 with 17 seconds left, and Velton Jones hit a layup 7 seconds later to pull the Colonials within four. James Johnson failed to give the Bobcats a bigger cushion, missing both his free throws with 8 seconds left.

Jones then made a layup with 2 seconds left for the final margin.

James Johnson finished with 22 points, Dave Johnson 18 and Azotam 17 as Quinnipiac snapped a two-game losing streak.

Jones paced the Colonials (12-6, 3-2) with 22 points.

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Quinnipiac Bobcats
I. Azotam, F305-97-961317
O. Drame, F231-41-32053
J. Johnson, G387-124-634322
D. Johnson, G335-88-865318
Z. Hearst, G222-40-01016
G. Young181-10-02113
E. Conti162-23-42237
A. Jackson151-10-23022
J. Harris50-00-01020
Totals 24-4123-3228132378
Robert Morris Colonials
R. Johnson, F243-80-02156
L. Bridges, F222-30-03324
M. McFadden, F214-63-410511
V. Jones, G325-1710-1002222
C. Williams, G281-40-05232
A. Myers262-44-561210
L. Thompson214-63-350111
L. Jones202-64-432210
K. Armstrong30-00-00010
B. Herman30-00-00000
Totals 23-5424-2625112376
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St. Fran.-Pa.10-916-16180
Sacred Heart9-1015-17243
F. Dickinson3-158-21312
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