HAMDEN, Conn. – The Quinnipiac University men's basketball team was featured in CBSSports.com's EYEON College Basketball on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. The article, which was written by CBS Sports columnist Jon Rothstein, highlights Quinnipiac's double-digit win over Iona and the Bobcats' dominance on the backboards this year.
The Bobcats lead the nation in rebounding margin (14.1) while ranking second in total rebounding (46.4) and offensive rebounding (17.6). Senior Ike Azotam (Boston, Mass.) and juniors Ousmane Drame (Boston, Mass.) and Zaid Hearst (Bethesda, Md.), who are three of the top four rebounders in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), have been the driving force behind the team's success on the glass thus far. Quinnipiac held a 50-27 rebounding edge against Iona.
Quinnipiac is back in action on Thursday, Jan. 9 with its third game in a six-day stretch. In a game that is drawing a ton of attention, the Bobcats host the MAAC preseason favorite Manhattan College with tip-off is slated for 7:30 p.m. at the TD Bank Sports Center. The game will be televised on SNY.
Fans interested in purchasing tickets for the 2013-14 campaign can call the QU Ticket Office at 203-582-3905, visit the official website of Quinnipiac athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com or make a trip to the TD Bank Sports Center Ticket Office.
Student-Athletes, parents and fans can download the 2013-14 QU Athletics schedules to your laptop and mobile devices for free by clicking in the iCalendar link at the bottom of each sport's homepage or the master schedule page. Fans can also follow Quinnipiac Athletics on Facebook and Twitter (@QUAthletics) for all of the latest news and updates.