ON CAMPUS A look at the area college sports scene

Friday, February 15, 2013

St. Francis (Pa.) at Quinnipiac gameday preview


Where: TD Bank Sports Center, Hamden

When: Saturday, 3 p.m.

Records: St. Francis (Pa.) (3-21, 3-10 Northeast Conference): Quinnipiac (11-13, 7-5)

Radio: WQUN-1220 AM


Video: NEC Front Row

What to look for

Scouting St. Francis: It has been a dreadful season for the Red Flash which lost its first 11 games of the season before upsetting Central Connecticut State. St. Francis knocked off its second state team on Thursday playing spoilers by winning at Sacred Heart 64-60. Earl Brown had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Red Flash which snapped a two-game slide. Brown scored 14 and grabbed 18 rebounds against the Bobcats earlier in the season.

Scouting Quinnipiac: The Bobcats defeated rival Robert Morris 63-61 on Thursday for their fifth win in the last six games and third straight for the first time this season. With the win Quinnipiac moved into sixth place in the NEC standings as Evan Conti led all scorers with 18 points including a big jumper with 13 seconds to play. Ousmane Drame had 10 points and 15 rebounds for Quinnipiac which crushed the Colonials on the backboards 29-12 in the second half alone. Quinnipiac needed overtime to defeat St. Francis earlier in the season 75-66 as Ike Azotam had 22 points and 11 rebounds.

-- Bill Cloutier

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