HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Cameron Young scored 20 points with six rebounds and five assists and Quinnipiac held off Fairfield 80-78 on Sunday.
The Bobcats (8-7, 3-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic) took the lead for good when Tyrese Williams' layup made it 74-72 with two minutes left. Quinnipiac made six of its last eight foul shots to secure the win and Fairfield's Jesus Cruz hit a 3 with 0.7 left for the final margin.
Abdulai Bundu and Aaron Robinson each scored 12 points — Bundu added nine rebounds — and Travis Atson scored 10 for Quinnipiac. The Bobcats finished 13 of 24 from 3-point range while Fairfield was 11 of 31. Fairfield had the edge in total field goals made at 31-24 but the Bobcats made up for it going 19 of 24 from the foul line to just 5 of 8.
Cruz led Fairfield (5-11, 2-2) with 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting with seven rebounds and four assists. Felix Lemetti scored 16, Landon Taliaferro 11 and Jonathan Kasibabu had nine rebounds.