Quinnipiac vs Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart 78, Quinnipiac 75


FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Louis Montes scored 28 points and Shane Gibson had 23 to lead Sacred Heart to a 78-75 Northeast Conference victory over Quinnipiac on Thursday night.

The last of the game's 15 lead changes came on Gibson's three-point play with 4:18 remaining that gave the Pioneers (9-11, 3-4) a 67-66 lead.

Two free throws by Montes put Sacred Heart ahead 76-73 with 31 seconds left, and Evan Kelly added a free throw after James Johnson missed a 3-pointer for the Bobcats (9-9, 2-5). Kelly added a final free throw after missed shots by Johnson and Ike Azotam.

Montes made 9 of 11 free throws as Sacred Heart sank 22 free throws to Quinnipiac's 13 to help overcome the Bobcats' 45-34 rebounding advantage.

Dave Johnson scored 18 points for Quinnipiac, James Johnson had 16 and Azotam 15.

Sacred Heart also won the teams' Dec. 1 meeting in Hamden, Conn., 68-55.

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Quinnipiac Bobcats
I. Azotam, F337-101-280215
O. Drame, F183-62-48018
D. Johnson, G405-116-765318
J. Johnson, G376-212-224116
Z. Hearst, G322-71-12345
J. Jackson224-71-38049
G. Young121-50-04022
E. Conti40-20-11020
N. Gause21-30-00012
Totals 29-7213-2045122075
Sacred Heart Pioneers
N. Greenbacker, F334-70-040410
L. Montes, G338-139-1151428
C. Evans, G321-84-61426
S. Gibson, G308-145-582523
P. Gaetano, G262-32-23117
S. Dulaire210-10-25220
E. Kelley140-12-43132
S. Glowiak91-40-01102
F. Akinpetide20-10-00010
Totals 24-5222-3034122278
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Robert Morris0-06-4134
Sacred Heart0-05-6274
St. Fran.-Pa.0-04-5155
F. Dickinson0-03-6302
Mt St Marys0-03-7298
St. Fran.-NY0-02-7314
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