EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) -Shawn Atupem scored 16 points as Mount St. Mary's (Md.) defeated Quinnipiac 61-56 on Saturday night.
Jean Cajou added 11 points for the Mountaineers (7-14, 4-6 Northeast Conference), who have won two straight for the first time since November.
After a 2-2 tie in the opening moments, the Mountaineers took the lead for the rest of the game. A 7-2 run in the second half gave them their largest lead of the game at 48-37 with 7:55 remaining.
Justin Rutty finished with 18 points and 15 rebounds for the Bobcats (14-7, 8-2), who saw an eight-game win streak snapped. Deontay Twyman added 13 points.
The Mountaineers shot only 52 percent from the foul line (13-for-25) and was outrebounded 43-33. But they shot 44.9 percent from the field (22-for-49), compared to 32.8 percent for Quinnipiac (19-for-58).
Advertisement

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Iowa St. vs. Texas Tech Pick Which 17-win team has the edge when Texas Tech plays host to Iowa State on Monday night at 9PM ET?
Thumbnail Texas vs. West Virginia Pick Can No. 9 West Virginia cruise to a big win at home over Texas when the two meet tonight at 9PM ET?
Thumbnail Boston College vs. Florida St. Pick Will No. 17 Florida State continue its dominant play at home when it welcomes Boston College to town...
Thumbnail Miami vs. Virginia Pick Will No. 14 Virginia get back on track today when it hosts Miami tonight at 7PM ET?
Thumbnail Utah vs. Oregon State Prediction Will tonight's matchup between Utah and Oregon State be a low-scoring affair for bettors at 8:30PM ET?

NCAAB Team Pages