Scores

Final

Iona 74

(6-7, 3-1 MAAC)

Quinnipiac 86

(8-5, 3-1 MAAC)

7:00 PM ET, January 6, 2014

TD Banknorth SportsCenter, Hamden, Connecticut

1 2 T
IONA 27 4774
QUIN 49 3786

Top Performers

Iona: A. English 27 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Quinnipiac: Z. Hearst 23 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Quinnipiac beats Iona 86-74

Associated Press

HAMDEN, Conn. -- Zaid Hearst scored a career high 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Quinnipiac beat Iona 86-74 on Monday night.

Hearst was 9-of-11 shooting for Quinnipiac (8-5, 3-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) and Ike Azotam added 18 and 15 rebounds. It was Hearst's sixth double-double of the season and Azotam's second straight game with at least 15 boards.

A.J. English scored 27 points, making 9 of 16 shots, and Sean Armand, David Laury added 10 apiece for Iona (6-7, 3-1). The Gaels pulled within 10 with 2:44 left in the game as Quinnipiac only made one field goal in the final nine minutes. Quinnipiac did make 7 of 8 free throws in the final 2:04 to seal it.

Quinnipiac hit its first eight shots of the game, jumped to a 49-27 lead and were never really threatened. The Bobcats outrebounded Iona 50-27. Kasim Chandler and Umar Shannon added 12 each.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
IONA
QUIN
Points 74 86
FG Made-Attempted 25-61 (.410) 26-60 (.433)
3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 8-15 (.533)
FT Made-Attempted 18-23 (.783) 26-35 (.743)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 2, 2014 IONA @ QUIN7:30 PM ET
» Jan 6, 2014 @QUIN 86, IONA 74Recap
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