Scores

Final

Lehigh 78

(4-5, 1-4 away)

Quinnipiac 84

(6-2, 1-0 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 7, 2010

    TD Bank Sports Center, Hamden, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    LEH 37 4178
    QUIN 43 4184

    Top Performers

    Lehigh: M. McKnight 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 7 Ast, 3 Stl

    Quinnipiac: J. Rutty 27 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Quinnipiac 84, Lehigh 78

    Associated Press

    HAMDEN, Conn. -- Justin Rutty had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and made key free throws down the stretch to help Quinnipiac hold off Lehigh 84-78 on Tuesday night.

    Rutty made all 11 of his free throw attempts for the game, including six straight in the final 38 seconds.

    The game was tied 10 times and Lehigh grabbed the lead at 73-72 on the 3-pointer by C.J. McCollum with 1:56 to play. Quinnipiac outscored the Mountain Hawks 12-5 the rest of the way and made 7 of 8 free throw attempts in the run.

    Three others scored in double figures for the Bobcats (6-2) -- James Johnson added 18 points, Deontay Twyman had 12 and Jamee Jackson 10.

    Quinnipiac, which came into the game eighth in the nation in rebounding, averaging 43 per game, outrebounded Lehigh 60-34.

    Mackey McKnight had 24 points, McCollum and Michael Ojo had 15 each, and Gabe Knutson had 13 for the Mountain Hawks (4-5).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LEH
    QUIN
    Points 78 84
    FG Made-Attempted 22-63 (.349) 31-73 (.425)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 28-41 (.683) 18-25 (.720)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 27 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 6

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