Iona 27 47 74
Quinnipiac 49 37 86
Date of game: 1/6/2014

Recap: Quinnipiac vs. Iona

Hamden, CT (SportsNetwork.com) - Zaid Hearst scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, as the Quinnipiac Bobcats downed the Iona Gaels, 86-74, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference clash at the TD Bank Sports Center.

Hearst shot 9-of-11 from the field, including a 3-of-3 from beyond the arc for Quinnipiac (8-5, 3-1 MAAC), while Ike Azotam also registered a double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds. Umar Shannon and Kasim Chandler netted 12 points apiece for the home team.

For Iona (6-7, 3-1), A.J. English put up 27 points on 9-of-16 from the field. Tre Bowman came off the bench to score 15 points, and David Laury and Sean Armand each finished with 10 points.

Quinnipiac set the tone early, shooting 47.4 percent from the floor in the first half, including 6-of-10 from 3-point range, to run out to a commanding 49-27 lead at halftime.

After shooting just 34.3 percent from the field in the opening stanza, Iona improved to 50 percent after intermission, but it would get no closer than 10 points of the lead for the rest of the contest.

The Bobcats dominated the rebounding battle, 50-27, and outscored the Gaels on second-chance points, 16-7.

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