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Fairfield beats Quinnipiac 102-98 in 2OT; Young sets mark

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Tyler Nelson scored 32 points, becoming Fairfield's all-time scoring leader, and the Stags beat Quinnipiac 102-98 in double overtime Saturday, despite a career-high 40 points by Rich Kelly.

Ferron Flavors Jr. made a floater for a 99-98 Fairfield lead. Jesus Cruz knocked the ball away from Kelly at midcourt, Nelson grabbed it and scored with nine seconds left. Kelly was fouled, missed the first free throw and intentionally missed the second but Jonathan Kasibabu got the defensive rebound and added a final free throw.

Quinnipiac's Cameron Young, who had made his five previous free throws, hit only the last of three to tie it with nine seconds remaining in the first overtime, and Kelly hit a 3-pointer with 2.1 remaining in regulation for a tie after the Bobcats blew a 16-point second-half lead.

Nelson made six of Fairfield's 3-pointers in passing Tony George (1983-86) as the Stags' top scorer with 2,032 points. Kasibabu had career highs of 22 points and 15 rebounds with Flavors adding 19 points and Cruz 10 for Fairfield (12-15, 7-9 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).

Kelly made seven of his team's 14 3-pointers with Young adding a career-tying 31 points for the Bobcats (10-18, 7-9).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12OT2OTT
away team logo Quinnipiac 10-18 45398698
home team logo Fairfield 12-15 3351810102
Team Stats
away team logo Quinnipiac 10-18 53.0 PPG 34 RPG 7.0 APG
home team logo Fairfield 12-15 68.0 PPG 31.7 RPG 10.3 APG
Key Players
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C. Young 18.0 PPG 1.0 RPG 3.0 APG 38.9 FG%
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N. Alvarez 14.7 PPG 4.0 RPG 1.7 APG 48.5 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB