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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Scoreboard
Quinnipiac (2-1) «32471998
Iona (1-1)32471392

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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% 
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
 
Other games
COLO 60 Final
BAYL 58
NCST 94 Final
MASS 76
WAKE 71 Final
UCONN 77
LAF 49 Final
UK 101
NICS 54 Final
MIZZ 74
STJOE 79 Final
ND 70
UNC 78 Final
LBSU 63