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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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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
Iona0-04-126
Canisius0-02-2166
Monmouth0-02-2217
Quinnipiac0-02-246
Fairfield0-02-3255
Rider0-02-3266
Niagara0-01-2204
Siena0-01-294
Manhattan0-01-3230
Marist0-01-4279
St. Peters0-01-4262

Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
F. Dickinson0-02-2185
St. Fran.-Pa.0-02-3159
Robert Morris0-02-4179
Bryant0-01-2226
Mt St Marys0-01-3212
Sacred Heart0-01-382
Wagner0-01-3220
LIU-Brooklyn0-00-3264
St. Fran.-NY0-00-4210
CCSU0-00-5329
 
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CAL 48 Final
ORE 46
DUKE 88 Final
VT 56