Quinnipiac defeats St. Francis (N.Y.) 74-60

Quinnipiac defeats St. Francis (N.Y.) 74-60

Published Feb. 4, 2011 3:36 a.m. ET

Deontay Twyman scored 20 points and Quinnipiac won its third game in a row by defeating St. Francis (N.Y.) 74-60 on Thursday night.

The Bobcats (15-7, 7-4 Northeast Conference) nearly got a double-double out of James Johnson, who had 16 points and nine rebounds. Lance Brown grabbed 12 rebounds as Quinnipiac, whose 41.7-rebound average is fourth in the nation, won the battle of the boards 50-30.

Justin Rutty added 12 points and eight rebounds.

Ricky Cadell led St. Francis with 16 points, but was only 4 of 16 from the field. The Terriers shot 33.3 percent from the field (21 of 63). Travis Nichols added 15 points. Akeem Bennett, who had 28 in Saturday's win at Fairleigh Dickinson, was held to four points, 10.3 below his average.


Quinnipiac committed 18 turnovers to St. Francis' nine, but when it came to scoring off them, the Terriers only gained two points (15-13).