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Quinnipiac Bobcats (10-21)


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vs. Fair 
L 86-89
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@ Manhat 
L 74-95
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@ Marist 
L 74-87
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vs. Rider 
L 82-99
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vs. Nia 
L 69-88
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Niagara beats Quinnipiac 88-69 in MAAC Tourney's first round

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Matt Scott scored 19 points, Kahlil Dukes added 18 and Niagara beat Quinnipiac 88-69 in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday night.

No. 9 seed Niagara (10-22) moves on to face top-seeded Monmouth in a quarterfinal of Friday. Eighth-seeded Quinnipiac (10-21) has lost seven straight.

Scott was 8 of 14 from the field and Dukes made 11 of 12 free throws. Chris Barton had 15 points, on 5-of-6 shooting, and James Towns scored in 14 for the Purple Eagles, who shot 84 percent (26 of 31) from the line. Maurice Taylor Jr. grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds and chipped in eight points.

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Leaders
Points: M. Dixon16.5
Rebounds: C. Daniels6.2
Assists: P. Winston3.1
FG%: C. Daniels51.4%
FT%: M. Dixon85.9%
3P%: M. Dixon37.0%
Steals: P. Kiss1.2
Blocks: C. Daniels1.7
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga34-1
3 Kansas30-4
4 Arizona32-4
5 Kentucky31-5
6 North Carolina29-7
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-4
9 Oregon31-5
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga34-1
3 Kansas30-4
4 Arizona32-4
5 Kentucky31-5
6 UCLA31-4
7 Duke28-9
8 North Carolina29-7
9 Oregon31-5
10 Louisville25-9
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Metro Atlantic Athletic Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Monmouth 18-2 27-7
Saint Peter's 14-6 20-13
Iona 12-8 22-13
Siena 12-8 17-17
Fairfield 11-9 16-15
Rider 10-10 18-15
Canisius 10-10 18-16
Quinnipiac 7-13 10-21
Niagara 6-14 10-23
Manhattan 5-15 10-22
Marist 5-15 8-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 76.7 (100)
Rebounds: 13.9 (7)
Assists: 14.4 (113)
FG%: 42.2% (288)
FT%: 68.3% (247)
3P%: 32.6% (287)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 83.3 (341)
Rebounds: 25.5 (150)
Assists: 16.0 (333)
FG%: 46.4% (302)
FT%: 73.9% (335)
3P%: 38.0% (322)
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