Saint Peter’s snaps 3-game skid, beats Quinnipiac 52-43
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Sam Idowu had 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Saint Peter’s to a 52-43 victory over Quinnipiac on Friday night.
Saint Peter’s (11-17, 5-12 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) snapped a three-game skid. Quinnipiac (10-19, 7-10) has lost six of its last seven games.
Elijah Gonzales scored 13 points to lead Saint Peter’s. Quinn Taylor added 11 points.
Cameron Young scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Bobcats. Jacob Rigoni chipped in 11 points.
The Peacocks had a 12-point lead late in the first half, but Quinnipiac pulled to 30-24 with 18 minutes left. Rigoni scored eight points, Young had four points and Isaiah Washington capped the 17-11 surge with a 3-pointer. Both teams went cold from there, with each making just a layup until Gonzales hit a 3 that made it 35-26 with 10:31 remaining.
Young’s 3-pointer pulled the Bobcats to 41-32 but they didn’t get closer.