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Quinnipiac vs Iona

Quinnipiac 98, Iona 92

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ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) - Ike Azotam scored 21 points, Jamee Jackson and Zaid Hearst each added 17 and Quinnipiac survived a dominant performance by Lamont "Momo" Jones to beat Iona 98-92 in overtime in the Paradise Jam on Friday night.

Jones, who matched a career high for the Gaels (1-1) with 40 points, hit a 3-pointer with 4.2 seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 79. Hearst missed an 18-footer, sending the game to overtime.

But Quinnipiac (2-1) scored the first six points in the extra session and never again trailed.

The Bobcats' win sets up an all-Connecticut winner's bracket semifinals on Sunday night, when Quinnipiac will face No. 23 Connecticut. The Huskies beat Wake Forest 77-71 earlier on Friday.

Quinnipiac coach Tom Moore was an assistant for 13 years at UConn under former coach Jim Calhoun before taking over the Bobcats in 2007.

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Quinnipiac Bobcats
J. Jackson, F396-75-8100417
I. Azotam, F288-155-5102421
D. Johnson, G413-86-646312
Z. Hearst, G315-96-650117
G. Young, G161-40-01143
S. Shannon222-42-21438
E. Conti202-32-42228
O. Drame185-50-021210
K. Ray101-30-00102
Totals 33-5826-3138172398
 56.9%83.9% 
Iona Gaels
T. Ridley, F322-63-49137
L. Jones, C4313-2812-1520440
S. Armand, G367-170-032518
T. Sledge, G362-50-07524
T. Bowman, G353-118-1031415
C. Dennis170-31-24021
S. Jackson162-50-03014
A. English60-00-00000
D. Gomez41-20-00013
Totals 30-7724-313492292
 39%77.4% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Iona11-314-9147
Siena9-516-9108
St. Peters7-69-13230
Fairfield7-713-11162
Manhattan6-69-12220
Canisius6-811-14211
Rider6-810-15251
Quinnipiac5-88-14282
Niagara4-106-19310
Marist2-125-18304
 
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