Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 78

(14-17, 11-7 NEC)

Quinnipiac 83

(23-8, 15-3 NEC)

    2:00 PM ET, March 7, 2010

    TD Banknorth SportsCenter, Hamden, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    LIU 32 4678
    QUIN 39 4483

    Top Performers

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Wisseh 33 Pts, 3 Reb, 7 Ast, 3 Stl

    Quinnipiac: J. Rutty 22 Pts, 16 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Blk

    Quinnipiac 83, Long Island U. 78

    Associated Press

    HAMDEN, Conn. -- Justin Rutty scored 22 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead top-seeded Quinnipiac to an 83-78 victory over Long Island U. in a Northeast Conference semifinal game on Sunday.

    The Bobcats (23-8) will host the winner of the Mount St. Mary's-Robert Morris game for the tournament championship at 7 p.m. March 10.

    Deontay Twyman came off the bench to score 16 points as Quinnipiac improved to 14-0 at home this season.

    Jaytornah Wisseh led fourth-seeded Long Island (14-17) with 33 points. Jamal Olasawere added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Blackbirds.

    Quinnipiac trailed 10-0 in the game that had nine lead changes. But the Bobcats took the lead for good on a 3-pointer by James Feldeine with 4:17 to play and hit 16 of 17 free throws down the stretch.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIU
    QUIN
    Points 78 83
    FG Made-Attempted 31-69 (.449) 26-59 (.441)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-23 (.348) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 25-31 (.806)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 9

    2009-10 Season

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