Quinnipiac rallies past St. Francis, Pa., 59-55

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LORETTO, Pa. (AP)—Bryan Geffen’s 3-pointer with just over three minutes remaining gave Quinnipiac the lead for good and the Bobcats went on to beat St. Francis, Pa., 59-55 Thursday night.

Justin Rutty scored 15 points, James Johnson added 13 and Geffen 11 for Quinnipiac (11-13, 7-6 Northeast Conference).

Mislav Jukic scored 15 points, Marquis Ford 14 and Devin Sweetney 12 for St. Francis (5-19, 2-11).

The Red Flash led by a point, 27-26, at the break and rallied from a four-point deficit in the second half to tie the score at 49-all.

Jukic dropped in a layup to put St. Francis ahead 51-49 before Geffen hit from long distance. Johnson then hit a pair of free throws and Geffen made another 3-pointer to stretch the Quinnipiac lead to six in the final minute.

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 Quinnipiac
James Johnson James Johnson
6-11,  13 Pts
7 Rebs, 5 Assists
 St. Francis (PA)
Mislav Jukic Mislav Jukic
7-12,  15 Pts
3 Rebs, 4 Assists

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