Scores

Final

Quinnipiac 78

(9-7, 2-3 NEC)

Robert Morris 76

(12-6, 3-2 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 12, 2012

    Charles L. Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    QUIN 27 5178
    RMU 35 4176

    Top Performers

    Quinnipiac: D. Johnson 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Robert Morris: V. Jones 22 Pts, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Quinnipiac 78, Robert Morris 76

    Associated Press

    MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- James Johnson scored 18 points, Ike Azotam 14 and Dave Johnson 12 -- all in the second half -- to help Quinnipiac rally past Robert Morris 78-76 on Thursday.

    The Bobcats trailed 35-27 at halftime, and shot 66.7 percent in the second half (16 of 24), including going 4 of 4 from long range. Quinnipiac (9-7, 2/3 Northeast Conference) outscored the Colonials 51-41 in the last 20 minutes.

    Quinnipiac led 78-72 with 17 seconds left, and Velton Jones hit a layup 7 seconds later to pull the Colonials within four. James Johnson failed to give the Bobcats a bigger cushion, missing both his free throws with 8 seconds left.

    Jones then made a layup with 2 seconds left for the final margin.

    James Johnson finished with 22 points, Dave Johnson 18 and Azotam 17 as Quinnipiac snapped a two-game losing streak.

    Jones paced the Colonials (12-6, 3-2) with 22 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    QUIN
    RMU
    Points 78 76
    FG Made-Attempted 24-41 (.585) 23-54 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-10 (.700) 6-18 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-32 (.719) 24-26 (.923)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 8

    2011-12 Season

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