Young scores 20 points, Quinnipiac gets past Fairfield 80-78
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.
Young with 28, Quinnipiac cruises past Lafayette 88-77
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Cameron Young scored 28 points and led six players in double-figure scoring as Quinnipiac cruised past Lafayette 88-77 on Saturday.
The Bobcats (4-4) capped a 23-13 start with back-to-back 3-pointers by Tyrese Williams and Travis Atson then stretched it to 41-23 on a Cameron Young layup with 5:22 left in the half. They led 45-30 at the break.
Williams scores 19 in Quinnipiac’s 58-50 win
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Tyrese Williams made four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 19 points with seven rebounds, Aaron Robinson hit big shots in the second half and Quinnipiac rallied in the second half to beat Maine 58-50 on Sunday.
Robinson, who finished with 11 points off the bench, made three 3-pointers in the second half, one that gave the Bobcats the lead for good and started an 11-2 run, and two more in an 8-2 spurt, that left Quinnipiac ahead by nine with 1½ minutes to go.
UCF’s Aaron Robinson injured on season-opening kickoff
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UCF defensive back Aaron Robinson is expected to fully recover after being injured on the opening kickoff of the Knights' season and taken off the field on a stretcher.
The sophomore transfer from Alabama was covering the kickoff Thursday night and hit UConn's Keyion Dixon as he returned the ball 16 yards out of the end zone.
Quinnipiac pulls off upset of Canisius 72-69
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cameron Young scored 17 points with 11 rebounds and Quinnipiac, the No. 7 seed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, upset second-seeded Canisius 72-69 in a quarterfinal matchup on Friday night.
The Bobcats (12-20) advance to a Sunday semifinal to play the winner of No. 3 seed Niagara versus sixth-seeded Fairfield who play Saturday.