Sacred Heart defeats Quinnipiac 70-66

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HAMDEN, Conn. (AP)Joey Henley scored 25 points to lead Sacred Heart over Quinnipiac 70-66 in a Northeast Conference game Thursday night.

It was the fifth straight time that Sacred Heart has defeated their in-state rival.

With the score tied at 62 with 3:50 to play, Sacred Heart went on an 8-2 run to put the game away.

Ryan Litke added 14 points and Ryon Howard had 13 points and eight rebounds for the Pioneer (7-11, 4-4 NEC).

Quinnipiac was led by Justin Rutty with 22 points and 18 rebounds. The Bobcats (8-10, 4-4) also got 17 points from Bryan Geffen and 15 from James Feldeine.

Quinnipiac led by as much as 12 points in the first half and led 39-34 at the half.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Sacred Heart
Joey Henley Joey Henley
12-20,  25 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Quinnipiac
Justin Rutty Justin Rutty
10-14,  22 Pts
18 Rebs, 0 Assists

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