Quinnipiac vs Sacred Heart

Quinnipiac 81, Sacred Heart 74

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FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Ike Azotam scored 14 points, hitting all seven of his free throws in the second half, as Quinnipiac rallied to defeat Sacred Heart 81-74 Thursday night for its fifth straight win.

The Bobcats (13-13, 9-5 Northeast Conference), who lost to the Pioneers 80-74 on Jan. 12, ended a three-game skid in the series and lead 15-14.

Ousmane Drame added 13 points, Shaq Shannon 11 and Zaid Hearst 10. James Ford, Jr. scored nine points in the second half to help Quinnipiac overcome a season-high 36 points by Sacred Heart's Shane Gibson.

The Pioneers (9-16, 7-7) led by seven in the first half and 42-38 at intermission. After the Bobcats tied it at 45 on two Azotam free throws, Sacred Heart rebuilt a six-point lead.

Quinnipiac led briefly twice before Azotam's three-point play pushed the Bobcats ahead 71-70 with 4:36 left, and they sealed it with 8 of 10 free throws.

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Scoreboard
Quinnipiac (13-13) «384381
Sacred Heart (9-16)423274

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Quinnipiac Bobcats
J. Jackson, F323-71-38017
I. Azotam, F193-98-861414
E. Conti, G332-84-47438
Z. Hearst, G233-91-210310
D. Johnson, G232-75-60339
O. Drame305-73-380113
S. Shannon264-92-241011
J. Ford, Jr.83-31-11009
G. Young60-20-01000
Totals 25-6125-294091581
 41%86.2% 
Sacred Heart Pioneers
L. Montes, F367-141-320217
N. Greenbacker, F212-40-04044
P. Gaetano, G372-40-021035
S. Gibson, G3613-274-441336
S. Glowiak, G312-70-02134
M. Abdel Latif212-20-010034
D. Tate71-10-01012
T. Falzon60-20-03040
L. Cramer51-20-11002
Totals 30-635-834122374
 47.6%62.5% 
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

Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-12224
Wagner11-716-14245
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
Bryant9-912-20286
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
CCSU4-146-23344
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348
 
Other games
CAL 48 Final
ORE 46
DUKE 88 Final
VT 56