Scores

Final

Quinnipiac 80

(18-12, 10-8 NEC)

St Francis (NY) 72

(15-15, 12-6 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, March 1, 2012

    Peter Aquilone Court, Brooklyn, New York

    1 2 T
    QUIN 41 3980
    SFNY 31 4172

    Top Performers

    Quinnipiac: J. Johnson 22 Pts, 8 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    St. Francis (NY): B. Jones 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Quinnipiac 80, St. Francis (NY) 72

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK, N.Y. -- James Johnson scored 22 points and Ike Azotam posted a double-double as Quinnipiac defeated St. Francis (NY) 80-72 Thursday night in a Northeast Conference tournament quarterfinal.

    The Bobcats (18-12) will play top-seeded LIU Brooklyn (22-8), the tournament host, in Sunday's semifinals.

    With the score tied 23-23, Quinnipiac closed the half on an 18-8 run in which five different players scored. But in the second half, St. Francis rallied behind Brent Jones (21 points), Ben Mockford (17) and Stefan Perunicic (11).

    The Terriers drew within a point, 49-48, on two free throws and a 3-pointer by Perunicic. But Quinnipiac went on a 9-0 run to take a 10-point lead and was never threatened.

    Zaid Hearst scored 14 points for Quinnipiac, 12 coming on treys. Garvey Young added nine.

    For St. Francis, Travis Nichols scored 12 points. The Terriers (15-15) hit 21 of 57 from the field to Quinnipiac's 28 of 67.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    QUIN
    SFNY
    Points 80 72
    FG Made-Attempted 28-67 (.418) 21-57 (.368)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 11-28 (.393)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-31 (.548) 19-30 (.633)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 4

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 5, 2012 @SFNY 73, QUIN 72Recap
    Feb 16, 2012 SFNY 64, @QUIN 56Recap
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