Fairleigh Dickinson vs Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac 58, Fairleigh Dickinson 56

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HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) - Ike Azotam had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Jamee Jackson provided key defensive plays as Quinnipiac edged Fairleigh Dickinson 58-56 Saturday.

Azotam scored nine first-half points, then added a layup to open the second half and give the Bobcats (8-12, 4-4 Northeast Conference) a 34-23 lead. The Knights (7-14, 2-6), however, ran off the next 12 points to lead 35-34 as Kinu Rochford and Mathias Seilund made two baskets each.

Zaid Hearst's 3-pointer with 2:58 to play gave Quinnipiac a 56-51 lead, and Jackson, in the final minute, stole the ball once from Sidney Sanders Jr. and twice blocked layup attempts by Sanders, the second of which could have tied the game with 5 seconds left.

Shaq Shannon added 12 points for Quinnipiac. Azotam's double-double was the 25th of the junior's career.

Rochford scored 14 points and Sanders 11 for the Knights, who have lost five straight.

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Fairleigh Dickinson Knights
K. Rochford, F346-102-354414
X. Harris, F182-22-53026
S. Sanders Jr., G373-102-257311
M. Bolding, G353-90-15137
L. Robinson, G222-50-06115
M. Seilund202-41-32236
Y. Jules161-30-01122
T. Charles82-31-41115
M. Jones80-10-00000
D. Moody20-00-00000
Totals 21-478-1832171956
 44.7%44.4% 
Quinnipiac Bobcats
J. Jackson, F344-90-05038
I. Azotam, F275-134-5101214
D. Johnson, G310-40-05410
E. Conti, G282-62-42518
Z. Hearst, G232-52-41428
S. Shannon264-111-162312
O. Drame152-72-48036
K. Ray101-40-01012
J. Harris40-10-01010
J. Ford, Jr.20-10-00000
Totals 20-6111-1844161758
 32.8%61.1% 
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F. Dickinson9-711-16261
Sacred Heart8-813-16291
Bryant8-811-18272
Robert Morris7-911-18265
CCSU3-135-22345
St. Fran.-NY2-144-25347

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Siena11-714-15145
Canisius10-817-12124
Fairfield9-814-12186
Rider8-1015-14215
Quinnipiac7-1110-18233
Niagara6-129-20278
Manhattan5-1310-19256
Marist4-147-22287
 
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