Kelly scores 18 to lift Quinnipiac past Marist 63-58
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Rich Kelly had 18 points as Quinnipiac edged past Marist 63-58 on Friday night.
Tyrese Williams had 12 points and seven rebounds for Quinnipiac (6-5, 1-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Jacob Rigoni added 10 points. Brendan McGuire had seven rebounds and five assists for the visitors.
After falling behind 32-30 at the half, Quinnipiac outscored Marist 33-26 in the second half to earn the 5-point victory. The Red Foxes’ 32 points in the first half were a season high for the team.
Matt Herasme scored a career-high 20 points for the Red Foxes (1-10, 0-2), whose losing streak reached 10 games. Michael Cubbage added six rebounds. Tyler Saint-Furcy had five steals.
Quinnipiac plays Rider at home on Tuesday. Marist takes on St. Peter’s on the road on Sunday.