Quinnipiac vs Central Connecticut State

Quinnipiac 67, CCSU 59

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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) - James Johnson scored 20 points and Ike Azotam had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Quinnipiac to a 67-59 Northeast Conference victory over Central Connecticut State on Sunday.

It was the second victory for the Bobcats (15-10, 8-6) this week over the Blue Devils (10-14, 7-7), but this one was much harder to come by than their 72-44 victory Wednesday night.

CCSU, after trailing 39-33 at halftime, had rallied to lead 59-54 with 6 minutes remaining. Quinnipiac, at that point, had not made a field goal in more than 4 minutes.

Johnson's 3-pointer with 4:20 left ended the drought and cut the margin to two points. Two layups by Azotam gave the Bobcats a 61-59 lead with 3:14 left, and baskets by Johnson and Ousmane Drame made it 65-59 with 1:36 left.

CCSU did not score in the final 6 minutes.

Kyle Vinales led CCSU with 27 points.

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Scoreboard
Quinnipiac (15-10) «392867
Central Connecticut State (10-14)332659

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Quinnipiac Bobcats
I. Azotam, F325-85-9102415
O. Drame, F243-51-28137
J. Johnson, G368-210-032120
D. Johnson, G352-73-52627
Z. Hearst, G191-30-02113
G. Young253-40-01128
J. Jackson233-41-35037
E. Conti60-10-02000
Totals 25-5310-1938131667
 47.2%52.6% 
Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
K. Horton, F293-180-05237
D. Simmons, F40-00-00020
R. Ptacek, G393-110-02328
K. Vinales, G399-188-913127
M. McMillan, G321-30-27422
T. Allen213-52-27048
J. Efese202-50-09054
A. Burbage131-21-21003
S. Mickell30-10-00010
Totals 22-6311-1539122059
 34.9%73.3% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Robert Morris5-111-8152
Wagner4-211-6167
St. Fran.-Pa.4-210-7154
Mt St Marys4-210-9235
LIU-Brooklyn3-38-11273
St. Fran.-NY3-36-12293
CCSU2-49-10250
Sacred Heart2-47-12327
F. Dickinson2-45-12289
Bryant1-52-17314
 
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