Quinnipiac outlasts Siena 102-95 in OT

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Associated Press

Posted on February 1, 2014 at 10:06 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Zaid Hearst scored 25 points and Ousmane Drame had 17 with 12 rebounds as Quinnipiac defeated Siena 103-95 in overtime Saturday night.

Quinnipiac erased a late nine-point deficit, closing the second half on an 11-2 run capped by an Umar Shannon three-point play with 28 seconds left to force overtime.

Ike Azotam opened the overtime period with a jumper, and Quinnipiac scored the remainder of their points from the foul line, hitting 16 of 20 to ice the game.

The Bobcats (13-8, 8-4 Mid-American) shot 47.3 percent from the field. Shannon had 21 points and Azotam had 19.

Siena (10-13, 6-6) committed a school-record 40 fouls as six players fouled out, allowing Quinnipiac to go 47 of 65 from the free-throw line. Rob Poole scored 26 points, Brett Bisping contributed 10 and Marquis Wright had 18 with 10 assists for the Saints.

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