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GAME NOTES: MONMOUTH at QUINNIPIAC (JAN. 16, 7 P.M.)

Updated: January 15, 2014 - 2:59 p.m. (ET)
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Game 18
Monmouth (8-9, 2-4 MAAC) at Quinnipiac (9-6, 4-2 MAAC)
Thursday, January 16, 2014 • 7:00 p.m.
Hamden, Conn. • TD Bank Sports Center

Radio (Shore Sports Network):
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WOBM-AM 1160 & 1310
Eddy Occhipinti (play-by-play) and Matt Harmon (analysis)

Radio (WMCX):
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Mike Zimmermann (play-by-play) and Mike Heyer (analysis)

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Monmouth-Quinnipiac Series History:
• Thursday’s meeting between the Hawks and Bobcats is the 30th game in the all-time series, as Quinnipiac holds a 16-13 edge.
• QU, which has won seven straight in the series, has won 11 of the last 13 meetings.
• Monmouth has never won in the TD Bank Sports Center, and has not been victorious at Quinnipiac since an 85-82 double overtime victory on January 14, 2006.

Quinnipiac Men's Basketball
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Quinnipiac Schedule and Results

BLUE & WHITE BITS:
• Third-year Monmouth head coach King Rice guides the Hawks into their first season in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) in 2013-14. The Hawks, who spent 26 seasons in the NEC, captured four league titles in the NEC and secured four NCAA Tournament berths (1996, 2001, 2004, 2006).

• Rice has guided his team against five nationally-ranked teams since taking over the Monmouth program to start the 2011-12 campaign.

• With its victory over Binghamton on December 3, 2012, Monmouth posted its 400th Division I win in program history.

• This year’s MU roster features no seniors, four juniors and a total of 12 underclassmen. In addition, the roster includes 14 first- or second-year players in the program. Monmouth's roster features the most freshman of any school in the MAAC.

• At the start of the season, the Hawks featured a total of just nine years of collegiate playing experience on the roster.

• Monmouth's season-opening road win at Hofstra was the program's first road win to open a season in the school's Division I history.

• Behind his 13-point performace at Hofstra, junior Andrew Nicholas eclipsed the 500-point mark in his MU career, and remains the Hawks' leading total point scorer on the roster, while classmate Max DiLeo leads the program in career games played.

• The Hawks' 13-point comeback in the win at Hofstra eclipsed the highest comeback in any win of last season. Four times last year, MU rallied from seven points down to secure a win. The Hawks have now comeback from double-digit deficits in five of their eight wins this year (deficits of 13, 13, 11, 13, 10).

• Freshman Josh James was named the season's first MAAC Rookie of the Week on November 11, 2013. It was Monmouth's first-ever MAAC Basketball Weekly Award. The guard repeated as MAAC Rookie of the Week on December 2.

• Twice this season, Monmouth has been featured on SportsCenter's Top 10 plays, as both Deon Jones (#3 vs. MVSU) and Tyrone O'Garro (#4 vs. Rider) were highlighted.

@MonmouthBBall • #FlyHawks • #MUAllDay

 

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