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11/17/2012 12:09 AM EST
Quinnipiac outlasts Iona for 98-92 win in OT
QUINNIPIAC 98, IONA 92
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) -- Ike Azotam scored 21
points, Jamee Jackson and Zaid Hearst each added 17 and
Quinnipiac survived a dominant performance by Lamont "Momo"
Jones to beat Iona 98-92 in overtime in the Paradise Jam on
Jones, who matched a career high for the Gaels (1-1) with 40
points, hit a 3-pointer with 4.2 seconds left in regulation to
tie the game at 79. Hearst missed an 18-footer, sending the game
But Quinnipiac (2-1) scored the first six points in the extra
session and never again trailed.
The Bobcats' win sets up an all-Connecticut winner's bracket
semifinals on Sunday night, when Quinnipiac will face No. 23
Connecticut. The Huskies beat Wake Forest 77-71 earlier on
Quinnipiac coach Tom Moore was an assistant for 13 years at
UConn under former coach Jim Calhoun before taking over the
Bobcats in 2007.
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