Iona vs Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac beats Iona 86-74


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HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) Zaid Hearst scored a career high 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Quinnipiac beat Iona 86-74 on Monday night.

Hearst was 9-of-11 shooting for Quinnipiac (8-5, 3-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) and Ike Azotam added 18 and 15 rebounds. It was Hearst's sixth double-double of the season and Azotam's second straight game with at least 15 boards.

A.J. English scored 27 points, making 9 of 16 shots, and Sean Armand, David Laury added 10 apiece for Iona (6-7, 3-1). The Gaels pulled within 10 with 2:44 left in the game as Quinnipiac only made one field goal in the final nine minutes. Quinnipiac did make 7 of 8 free throws in the final 2:04 to seal it.

Quinnipiac hit its first eight shots of the game, jumped to a 49-27 lead and were never really threatened. The Bobcats outrebounded Iona 50-27. Kasim Chandler and Umar Shannon added 12 each.

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Monmouth7-215-556
St. Peters6-310-9159
Canisius5-412-8102
Iona5-412-8104
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Siena5-48-12170
Fairfield3-58-9194
Marist3-66-14242
Niagara3-66-14324
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