Vermont 84, Quinnipiac 79

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HAMDEN, Conn. (AP)—Mike Trimboli scored 24 points on 7-for-7 shooting from the floor as Vermont defeated Quinnipiac 84-79 on Sunday.

Marqus Blakely and Maurice Joseph also contributed 16 and 15 points, respectively, for Vermont (6-3).

Quinnipiac trailed by 20 points with 7:18 remaining in regulation. A 14-2 run cut the deficit to eight by the 4:17 mark.

A pair of three-pointers by James Feldeine made it 82-79 with nine seconds left. But Joey Accaoui’s two free throws for Vermont with six seconds remaining put the game out of reach.

Feldeine scored 26 points and Justin Rutty added a double-double of 22 points and 10 rebounds for Quinnipiac (6-4).

Vermont outshot Quinnipiac from the floor, 50 percent to 48.4 percent, as well as 33.3 percent to 30 percent from three-point range.

The Bobcats outrebounded the Catamounts, 34-31, and made a season-high 16 steals.

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