Brown 86, Quinnipiac 79

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) -- Mark McAndrew scored 21 points and Damon Huffman added 18 as Brown beat Quinnipiac 86-79 in overtime on Monday.

McAndrew hit five free throws in the extra period and Huffman had a 3-pointer as Brown (4-3) built a quick 80-74 lead and never trailed.

Quinnipiac (2-4) led 74-72 lead with 1:27 to play on a putback by Karl Anderson but Scott Friske tied the game with two free throws on the Bears' next possession.

Brown had two chances to win at the end of regulation but McAndrew missed once and Huffman missed a 15-footer at the buzzer.

The Bears hit seven 3-pointers in the first half to take a 38-36 lead into intermission. Huffman had three from long range as Brown was 7-for-13 on three-pointers in the half.

Quinnpiac's DeMario Anderson hit a 3-pointer to cut the deficit to 42-41 early in the second half. Brown responded with nine straight points to take a 51-41 lead, its biggest of the game. Quinnipiac countered with an 18-4 run over the next five minutes to claim the lead 59-55. Bryan Geffen had seven points in the Bobcats' run.

Anderson led Quinnipiac with 22 points.