Scores

Final

Fair Dickinson 56

(7-14, 2-6 NEC)

Quinnipiac 58

(8-12, 4-4 NEC)

    12:00 PM ET, January 26, 2013

    TD Bank Sports Center, Hamden, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    FDU 23 3356
    QUIN 32 2658

    Top Performers

    Fairleigh Dickinson: K. Rochford 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Blk

    Quinnipiac: I. Azotam 14 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Quinnipiac 58, Fairleigh Dickinson 56

    Associated Press

    HAMDEN, Conn. -- Ike Azotam had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Jamee Jackson provided key defensive plays as Quinnipiac edged Fairleigh Dickinson 58-56 Saturday.

    Azotam scored nine first-half points, then added a layup to open the second half and give the Bobcats (8-12, 4-4 Northeast Conference) a 34-23 lead. The Knights (7-14, 2-6), however, ran off the next 12 points to lead 35-34 as Kinu Rochford and Mathias Seilund made two baskets each.

    Zaid Hearst's 3-pointer with 2:58 to play gave Quinnipiac a 56-51 lead, and Jackson, in the final minute, stole the ball once from Sidney Sanders Jr. and twice blocked layup attempts by Sanders, the second of which could have tied the game with 5 seconds left.

    Shaq Shannon added 12 points for Quinnipiac. Azotam's double-double was the 25th of the junior's career.

    Rochford scored 14 points and Sanders 11 for the Knights, who have lost five straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FDU
    QUIN
    Points 56 58
    FG Made-Attempted 21-47 (.447) 20-61 (.328)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 7-23 (.304)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 11-18 (.611)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 11

    2012-13 Season

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