Scores

Final

Mount St Mary's 59

(11-21, 9-9 NEC)

Quinnipiac 78

(22-8, 13-5 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, March 3, 2011

    TD Banknorth SportsCenter, Hamden, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    MSM 34 2559
    QUIN 41 3778

    Top Performers

    Mount St. Mary's: S. Atupem 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

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

    Quinnipiac 78, Mount St. Mary's, Md. 59

    Associated Press

    HAMDEN, Conn. -- Justin Rutty scored 22 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Quinnipiac over Mount St. Mary's (Md.) 78-59 on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference tournament.

    The Bobcats (22-8) outrebounded Mount St. Mary's 43-24, leading to an advantage in second-chance points, 26-5, and points in the paint, 48-20.

    No. 2 Quinnipiac will host No. 3 Robert Morris in the tournament semifinals on Sunday -- a rematch of the 2010 NEC tournament championship game.

    The Mountaineers (11-21) led 19-13 with 11:04 left in the first half. Quinnipiac then outscored them 12-1 to go up 25-20 on Lance Brown's jumper with 7:19 left until halftime. The Bobcats led the rest of the way.

    James Johnson had 13 points and Dave Johnson and Deontay Twyman added 10 each for Quinnipiac, which led by as many as 21, 76-55.

    Shawn Atupem led Mount St. Mary's with 20 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSM
    QUIN
    Points 59 78
    FG Made-Attempted 21-50 (.420) 32-64 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 2-9 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 12-16 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 21

    2010-11 Season

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