January 23, 2015

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) Ousmane Drame had 12 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, Zaid Hearst added 23 points and Quinnipiac pulled ahead with a late run to beat Manhattan 73-59 on Friday night.

The Bobcats (11-8, 5-5 Metro Atlantic) broke away from a 41-all tie to lead 64-49 with 3:12 left by shooting 8 for 12 from the field over a six-minute stretch.

Chaise Daniels and Evan Conti added 11 points each - a season-high for the freshman Daniels - and Hearst surpassed 20 for the seventh time in 10 games.

Emmy Andujar had 25 points and 12 rebounds and Ashton Pankey added 18 points to lead the Jaspers (8-10, 5-4).

Quinnipiac first took control with an 8-0 run to close out the first half up 32-22.

Manhattan closed the deficit back to 34-32 with an 8-0 run early in the second and later tied at 39 and 41 but never pulled ahead.

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