Griffin, McGill help Iona outlast Quinnipiac, 87-82, in 2OT

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) Roland Griffin scored 18 of 20 points after halftime and finished with nine rebounds, Rickey McGill had 17 points, seven rebounds and eight assists and Iona beat Quinnipiac 87-82 in double overtime on Friday night.

Schadrac Casimir added 14 points and Deyshonee Much scored 11 for Iona (14-9, 8-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).

Neither team scored in the second overtime until McGill hit E.J. Crawford for a layup with 1:50 to play and the Gaels led the rest of the way. Quinnipiac missed 7 of 8 from the field and hit just 1 of 4 free throws in the period.

McGill made two free throws to give Iona a seven-point lead with 54 seconds left in regulation, but the Bobcats used a 9-2 run - including Cameron Young's 3-pointer with four seconds to go - to make it 69-all and force overtime.

Jacob Rigoni and Young each hit a 3-pointer as Quinnipiac opened OT on an 8-2 run, but Much tied it with a 3-pointer and then made a layup to give the Gaels a 79-77 lead with 29 seconds left in the period. Chaise Daniels' layup 23 seconds later forced the second overtime.

Young had a career-high 31 points and 11 rebounds for Quinnipiac (9-14, 6-5). Rigoni scored 16, including four 3-pointers, and Daniels added 15.

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