Niagara tops Quinnipiac in double-overtime 105-100

Niagara tops Quinnipiac in double-overtime 105-100

Published Feb. 1, 2015 4:48 p.m. ET

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) Dominique Reid scored 20 points to lead five in double figures and Niagara topped Quinnipiac in double-overtime 105-100 on Sunday.

Cameron Fowler's 3-pointer in double-overtime put Niagara up 99-96 with 52 seconds left. After a turnover, Quinnipiac was forced to foul, and the Purple Eagles made six straight free throws to seal it.

Reid made a pair of free throws with 29 seconds to send it to the second overtime.

Niagara (4-17, 3-9 Metro Atlantic) led by four with 2:26 left in regulation, but Zaid Hearst's tip-in off a Ousmane Drame miss with less than two seconds left tied it to force overtime.


Niagara led by 10 with 5:27 left in the first on Karonn Davis' layup, but Quinnipiac scored the last four points of the frame and trailed 41-39 at the break.

Hearst and Evan Conti led Quinnipiac (11-10, 5-7) with 26 points apiece. It was a career-high for the senior Conti.