Mount St. Mary’s runs past Quinnipiac in NEC Tournament

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EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP)—Jean Cajou scored 20 points to lead Mount St. Mary’s to an 80-70 win over Quinnipiac in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference tournament on Thursday.

The Mountaineers (16-14) used an early 17-0 run to take control and led 37-33 at the break. Mount St. Mary’s pulled away with a 13-0 spurt in the second period.

Jeremy Goode and Kelly Beidler finished with 15 points each for the Mountaineers.

Conference scoring leader DeMario Anderson led Quinnipiac (15-15) with 21 points and seven rebounds. Casey Cosgrove added 12 points for the Bobcats.

The victory was the Mountaineers’ first home conference tournament win since 1996.

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 Top Performers
DeMario Anderson DeMario Anderson
7-17,  21 Pts
7 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Mount St. Mary's
Jean Cajou Jean Cajou
5-11,  20 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists

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