Recap - Quinnipiac Defeats Manhattan 81-76

Quinnipiac got 20 points from Zaid Hearst en route to an 81-76 victory over Manhattan on Thursday at TD Bank Sports Center.

Quinnipiac won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as underdogs.

Quinnipiac got 17 points from Ike Azotam and another 15 points from Umar Shannon. Zaid Hearst contributed 4 assists, while Ike Azotam cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.

Manhattan got 23 points from Michael Alvarado in a losing cause and another 11 points from Shane Richards. Michael Alvarado contributed 3 assists for them, while Michael Alvarado had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Quinnipiac were victorious, as the score was 39-35 at the break.

Quinnipiac won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-44.