Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 63, Quinnipiac 64
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP)—James Feldeine scored 17 points, including the 1,000th of his career, as Quinnipiac edged preseason Northeast Conference favorite Mount St. Mary’s (Md.) 64-63 on Thursday night.
Justin Rutty added 14 points and a season-high 17 rebounds for the Bobcats (7-6, 2-1), his fifth double-double of the season.
Quinnipiac, which led 29-28 at halftime, shot only 27.6 percent from the field (8-for-29) in the second half, but stayed in the game at the foul line. The Bobcats were 19-for-24 from the free throw line after halftime to finish 21-for-26.
The Mountaineers (3-11, 0-3) tied the game at 59 with 1:49 left on a 3-pointer by Jeremy Goode. The Bobcats hit 5 of 6 free throws in the final 1:21 to preserve the win, with Goode hitting another 3 with a second left to finish with 24 points.
The Bobcats outrebounded their 13th straight opponent with a 50-36 edge.