Quinnipiac vs Fairfield

Quinnipiac defeats Fairfield 80-72


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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Ike Azotam scored 23 points and Zaid Hearst 20 as Quinnipiac defeated Fairfield 80-72 on Thursday night.

Quinnipiac took off to a 16-1 lead never trailed thereafter. The Stags got as close as four with 6:58 left in the game. The Bobcats responded with a 7-0 run to lead by 11 with 5:27 remaining. Fairfield got no closer than eight after that.

Ousmane Drame added 17 points and Shaq Shannon and Evan Conti 10 each for the Bobcats. Conti started in place of Umar Shannon, the Bobcats' third-leading scorer at 14.5 points per game, who was out with a concussion.

Quinnipiac went to the free-throw line 51 times, making 31.

Quinnipiac (16-8, 11-4) is tied for second with Manhattan in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference at 11-4, two games back of Iona, after its fourth straight victory.

Maurice Barrow scored 18 points and K.J. Rose 18 for Fairfield (5-21, 2-13).

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Scoreboard
Quinnipiac (16-8) «394180
Fairfield (5-21)284472

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MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276
 
Other games
CREI 68 Final
BUTL 63
NW 70 Final
MIST 85
SMU 0 PPD
RUT 0
LOU 0 PPD
TEMP 0
MINN 70 Final
WISC 78