Quinnipiac vs. Sacred Heart: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Quinnipiac vs. Sacred Heart: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Quinnipiac 81
(13-13, 6-5 away)
Sacred Heart 74
(9-16, 6-6 home)
Venue: William Pitt Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 21, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Quinnipiac 38 43 81
Sacred Heart 42 32 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Quinnipiac I Azotam 14 J Jackson 8 E Conti 4
Sacred Heart S Gibson 36 M Abdel Latif 10 P Gaetano 10

Quinnipiac squared off with Sacred Heart on Thursday, Feb. 21 and got a road victory against the Pioneers 81-74 in NEC play. The Bobcats tie the season series against Sacred Heart at 1-1 with the win. The Bobcats were led by Ousmane Drame, who put up 13 points and eight rebounds. Shaq Shannon scored 11 points and added four rebounds. Shane Gibson got a sensational 36 points for the Pioneers, making 6 of 13 from three-point range. The Bobcats are on a five-game win streak. Quinnipiac (13-13, 9-5 NEC) takes on Bryant (17-8, 10-4 NEC) on Saturday, Feb. 23 on their home court.

Quinnipiac Game Notes

  • The last time Quinnipiac started the season 13-13 was 2006.
  • The win over Sacred Heart extended the Quinnipiac winning streak to five games.
  • The Bobcats have won every game this season (4-0) after recording 25 or more free throws made.
  • This season Quinnipiac has won 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Shaq Shannon has 11 points or more and 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Evan Conti has four free throws made or more.
  • The Bobcats have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 26 games.
  • This is the second win of the season where the Bobcats came back after being down at halftime.
  • Ike Azotam has led the team in scoring in 16 out of 26 games this season.
  • Ousmane Drame has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 26 games this season.
  • Ike Azotam has five straight double-digit point games.

Sacred Heart Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Pioneers losing streak to three games.
  • Shane Gibson recorded a team season high in points with 36, three-pointers with six, and field goals attempted with 27.
  • Shane Gibson accounted for 48.6 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Mostafa Abdel Latif and Nick Greenbacker) accounted for 41.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (15) than the starters (14).
  • Shane Gibson has led the team in scoring 18 times in 25 games this season.
  • This game was the ninth double-digit assist game of Phil Gaetano's career.
  • Louis Montes has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 50th 20-point game of Shane Gibson's career.
  • Shane Gibson has 14 straight double-digit point games.
  • Mostafa Abdel Latif recorded the first double-digit rebound game of his career.
QUINN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Ike Azotam191461111
AOusmane Drame301380122
B+James Ford Jr8910000
BShaq Shannon261141100
BEvan Conti33874105
BJamee Jackson32780102
B-Zaid Hearst231010100
B-Dave Johnson23903202
-Garvey Young6010100
SHU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Shane Gibson363641002
BLouis Montes361720202
BPhil Gaetano375210004
B-M. Abdel Latif214100014
B-N. Greenbacker21440131
CTevin Falzon6030010
CSteve Glowiak31421201
C-Lewis Cramer5210000
-De`Aires Tate7210000

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