Quinnipiac beats Long Island U. 78-73

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NEW YORK (AP)—Justin Rutty had 23 points and 16 rebounds and Quinnipiac rallied for a 78-73 victory over Long Island University on Saturday.

Jeremy Baker scored 13 points for the Bobcats (13-14, 9-7 Northeast Conference), while James Feldeine added 12 points and Brian Geffen 11.

Jaytornah Wisseh scored 27 points, including going 11-for-11 on free throws, to lead the Blackbirds (14-13, 10-6), who had their 11-game home winning streak snapped.

The Bobcats trailed 40-36 at halftime. Geffen’s 3-pointer with 4:34 left put Quinnipiac on top for good, 64-61. The Blackbirds pulled within one twice after that but could not tie the score.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Quinnipiac
Justin Rutty Justin Rutty
11-16,  23 Pts
16 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Long Island
Jaytornah Wisseh Jaytornah Wisseh
7-14,  27 Pts
1 Rebs, 3 Assists

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