Quinnipiac Men Handle St. Peter's 63-55

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Zaid Hearst had 23 points, Ousmane Drame registered another double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds as Quinnipiac put together a strong second half to defeat St. Peter's, 63-55 at the Yanitelli Center Wednesday night.

The win, Quinnipiac's fourth in its past five games, puts the Bobcats at 10-8 for the year and 4-5 in league play. It also pushed Quinnipiac past Saint Peter's (9-11, 3-6 MAAC) in the league standings, preventing the Peacocks from having the head-to-head advantage come playoff time.

Quinnipiac trailed for most of the first half and into the second, but got a big boost offensively from its senior class in the waning minutes. Down by one, 42-41, with 7:13 remaining, Quinnipiac rattled off a 6-0 run – sparked by four points from Justin Harris and a bucket from Drame.

Fisher 71, Trinity 62: Sophomore forward O.J. Moore had 19 points and five rebounds to lead Fisher College to a 71-62 win over visiting Trinity College Thursday. Trinity falls to 13-5 with its second straight loss, while Fisher, an NAIA school, improves to 16-5. Trinity's Ed Ogundeko led Trinity scorers with a double-double (20 points and 11 rebounds).

Women's Basketball

New Hampshire 65, Hartford 63: Sophomore Deanna Mayza led all scorers with 19 points while dishing out six assists, but Hartford dropped a 65-63 decision to visiting New Hampshire on Wednesday night. Joining Mayza's in double figures were seniors Amber Bepko (15) and Cherelle Moore (13).

Of the three leading scorers, Bepko led the shooting efforts with a 5 of 9 performance from the field with four of those field goals from beyond the three-point arc. As a team, Hartford finished the game shooting 38.6 percent on 22-of-57, while making nine three-pointers in 23 attempts (39.1 percent).

Men's Squash

Trinity 8, Yale 1: Trinity made quick work of visiting Yale, sprinting to an 8-0 lead before finishing with an 8-1 victory in men's squash Wednesday night in Hartford. Trinity, ranked No. 2 nationally but owning a 7-2 win over top-ranked St. Lawrence on Saturday, improves to 11-0, while No. 6-ranked Yale falls to 4-3 with its second consecutive loss.

Albertus Magnus Rolling

The Albertus Magnus men's basketball team pushed its home winning streak to 49, the longest streak in the nation (all three NCAA divisions), with an 87-53 victory Monday over Rivier. The Falcons (14-1, 9-0 GNAC), ranked No. 9 in the d3hoops.com national poll, play at St. Joseph's (Maine) Saturday and try for 50 in a row at home Tuesday against Mount Ida. Victor Ljuljdjuraj was named the ECAC New England player of the week. Ljuljdjuraj averaged 21.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 6.0 blocks in two victories last week for the Falcons… Willie Williams III of Norwalk, a senior forward on the Bridgeport men's basketball team, is the East Coast Conference player of the week for the second time in three weeks. He posted a double-double for the sixth time this season Jan. 14, against the University of District of Columbia, with 20 points on 8-for-11 shooting and 12 rebounds, five assists, five steals and a block. … Trachone Preston, a junior guard from Enfield, leads Eastern at 18.7 points a game (fourth in the Little East). The Warriors are 14-3, 6-0. Victor Ljuljdjuraj of the Albertus Magnus men's basketball team has been named the ECAC New England player of the week. Ljuljdjuraj averaged 21.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 6.0 blocks in two victories last week for the Falcons, ranked ninth in Division III. ... Freshman Olivia Bolden (South Windsor) of the Albertus Magnus women's basketball team has been named the co-rookie of the week by the ECAC.

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