Quinnipiac vs Hartford

Quinnipiac 65, Hartford 61

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Ike Azotam and Garvey Young combined for 32 points and 17 rebounds as Quinnipiac knocked off Hartford 65-61 Saturday in each team's season opener.

Azotam led the charge with 17 points and nine rebounds, while Young grabbed eight boards and netted 15 points, including 11 points and both of the Bobcats' 3-pointers in the second half.

Hartford led by as many as six points in the second half, and was up 51-49 with 6:53 to play following Mark Nwakamma's two-point basket. Quinnipiac took the lead for good when Jamee Jackson sandwiched a pair of baskets around a two-point score by Azotam to overtake the deficit and put the Bobcats up 55-51 with 5:03 to play.

Two Nwakamma free-throw makes cut the deficit, but the Hawks never got closer than two points of the lead after that.

Nwakamma finished with 15 points on 6-of-15 shooting.

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Quinnipiac (1-0) «293665
Hartford (0-1)322961

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Quinnipiac Bobcats
I. Azotam, F268-151-390317
J. Jackson, F194-61-24049
D. Johnson, G331-44-42536
G. Young, G325-103-481215
Z. Hearst, G250-60-06150
K. Ray233-72-21108
O. Drame212-32-46156
E. Conti140-20-01000
J. Harris72-30-43024
Totals 25-5613-234392465
 44.6%56.5% 
Hartford Hawks
N. Sikma, F324-71-292311
J. Peterson, F272-60-02235
M. Nwakamma, F266-153-842515
Y. Moore II, G384-110-08319
C. Wroe, G131-20-01052
E. Cooper171-22-21034
O. Faulk170-17-83037
J. Schneck142-32-52016
W. Cole101-50-00012
P. U'u60-10-00000
Totals 21-5315-253592561
 39.6%60% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276

America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Vermont16-029-646
Stony Brook12-418-14177
New Hamp.10-620-12127
Albany10-621-14129
UMBC9-721-13165
UMass Lowell5-1111-20309
Hartford4-129-23327
Binghamton3-1312-20312
Maine3-137-25323
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83