Quinnipiac 20 47 67
Stpeters 32 42 74
Date of game: 1/12/2014

Recap: Saint Peters vs. Quinnipiac

Jersey City, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Burke led all scorers with 18 points, as the Saint Peter's Peacocks downed the Quinnipiac Bobcats, 74-67, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference clash at the Yanitelli Center.

Burke shot 6-of-8 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free-throw line for Saint Peter's (6-9, 2-4 MAAC), which has won back-to-back games. Dominique Marvin poured in 17 points, while Trevis Wyche and Desi Washington netted 16 and 14 points, respectively. Quadir Welton scored just two points but hauled in 11 rebounds for the hosts.

For Quinnipiac (9-6, 4-2), who had previously won three in row, both Ousmane Drame (17 points, 14 rebounds) and Ike Azotam (16 points, 14 rebounds) tallied double-doubles. Umar Shannon also scored 16 and Kasim Chandler added 12 off the bench.

Saint Peter's shot a meager 33.3 percent from the field in the first half, but Quinnipiac was even worse at 22.2 percent, as the Peacocks took a 32-20 lead into the break.

The Peacocks continued to struggle from the floor after halftime (.367), but they shot 16-of-20 at the foul line and their advantage was never in serious jeopardy.

Saint Peter's shot 8-of-22 from 3-point range on the afternoon, while Quinnipiac was just 2-of-11 from beyond the arc.

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