Scores

Final

Fairfield 79

(1-7, 0-1 MAAC)

Quinnipiac 83

(5-2, 1-0 MAAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:30 PM ET, December 6, 2013

    TD Banknorth SportsCenter, Hamden, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    FAIR 38 4179
    QUIN 44 3983

    Top Performers

    Fairfield: M. Gilbert 31 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Quinnipiac: O. Drame 22 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 6 Blk

    Quinnipiac holds on for 83-79 win over Fairfield

    Associated Press

    HAMDEN, Conn. -- Ousmane Drame scored 22 points and Zaid Hearst had 20 as Quinnipiac defeated Fairfield 83-79 on Friday night in the conference opener for both teams.

    Quinnipiac (5-2, 1-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) trailed 34-25 in the first half but scored 16 straight points to take a 41-34 lead before halftime. Drame scored nine points during the run.

    Fairfield (1-7, 0-1) was down 66-54 with less than nine minutes to play, but a KJ Rose layup with 4 seconds left brought the Stags within a bucket at 81-79.

    Hearst then hit two free throws for Quinnipiac with 1 second left to make it a two-possession game and seal the victory.

    Ike Azotam had 16 points and 14 rebounds for the Bobcats and Shaq Shannon added 11 rebounds.

    Marcus Gilbert was 11-for-19 from the field and scored 31 points for Fairfield, which dropped its seventh straight game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FAIR
    QUIN
    Points 79 83
    FG Made-Attempted 28-71 (.394) 22-60 (.367)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-19 (.421) 4-8 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-22 (.682) 35-46 (.761)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

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