Mount St. Mary's wins on foul shots Three in last : 40 complete 67-63 rally over Quinnipiac

December 13, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

HAMDEN, Conn. -- Mount St. Mary's overcame a nine-point, second-half deficit to defeat Quinnipiac, 67-63, yesterday in a Northeast Conference game.

Gregory Harris scored 19 points to lead the Mountaineers.

The Mount (4-4, 2-2) trailed, 48-39, midway through the second half before scoring 10 straight to take its first lead at 49-48.

The game stayed close thereafter, with Harris' jumper giving the Mountaineers a 64-61 lead with just under two minutes left. But two free throws by the Braves' Andrew Mackenzie cut the lead to one.

Quinnipiac (4-4, 1-2) committed eight fouls in the final 40 seconds and the Mount made three of eight free throws.

Pub Date: 12/13/98

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