Quinnipiac 2014-15 Men's Basketball News

December 18, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Cruises To 80-65 Win Against Lehigh; Drame, Harris Finish With Double-Doubles
Nothing really went wrong for the Quinnipiac men’s basketball team Thursday night. Ousmane Drame (Boston, Massachusetts) and Justin Harris (Paterson, New Jersey) dominated the post, and Zaid Hearst (Bethesda, Maryland) flirted with a triple-double as Quinnipiac coasted to an 80-65 victory over Lehigh University at the TD Bank Sports Center.

December 17, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Hosts Lehigh Thursday night at 7 PM
Quinnipiac hosts Lehigh University on Thursday night in hopes of snapping a pair of three-game slides by games end. The Mountain Hawks have won three straight against the Bobcats, while Quinnipiac also seeks to snap its longest losing streak since January of the 2012-13 season. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the TD Bank Sports Center.

December 15, 2014
QU Athletics Announces Holiday Special ‘Go For 3’ Basketball Ticket Discount
Quinnipiac Athletics and the TD Bank Sports Center Ticket Office are teaming up once again to offer alumni, parents, friends and fans a three-game ticket special which is good for the remainder of the 2014-15 season. The ‘Go For 3’ package allows fans to purchase three men’s basketball or three women’s basketball tickets at a special discounted rate.

December 14, 2014
Late Three Sinks QU Men’s Basketball at Boston University, 71-68
It was déjà vu all over again for the Quinnipiac men’s basketball team on Sunday afternoon. Boston University’s Jon Papale nailed a three-pointer from the top of the key with 3.4 seconds left to give the hosting Terriers a 71-68 victory at Case Gymnasium. Papale hit the same shot in a similar situation two years ago.

December 11, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Takes on Boston University Sunday Afternoon at 1 PM
Quinnipiac looks to snap a two-game skid Sunday afternoon when the Bobcats play their final non-conference road game at Boston University. Following the 1 p.m. tilt with the Terriers, Quinnipiac plays its next four games at the TD Bank Sports Center in Hamden.

December 10, 2014
Scott Burrell Assists REACH Foundation at Annual 'Shop with a Cop' in Southington
On December 9, 2014, The REACH Foundation continued tradition in one of its newest programs, “Shop with a Cop”, in which Quinnipiac Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Scott Burrell was proud to lend his services as a special Connecticut guest for the evening.

December 8, 2014
Head Coach Tom Moore Adds Three in Early Signing Period
Quinnipiac University men's basketball head coach Tom Moore has announced the signing of three student-athletes – Andrew Robinson (Silver Spring, Md.), Aaron Robinson (Silver Spring, Md.) and Abdulai Bundu (Upper Marlboro, Md.) – to national letters of intent with the Bobcats.

December 7, 2014
QU Men’s Basketball Stunned by Fairfield in Overtime, 56-52
The Quinnipiac University men’s basketball team was stunned in overtime on Sunday afternoon, falling short to in-state rival Fairfield, 56-52, at the TD Bank Sports Center.

December 6, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Hosts Fairfield on Sunday Afternoon at 1 PM
Quinnipiac welcomes in-state rival Fairfield to the TD Bank Sports Center Sunday, Dec. 7 for its first MAAC home game of the 2014-15 season. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. up on York Hill Campus.

December 5, 2014
QU Men’s Basketball Drops MAAC Opener at Siena, 88-67
The home of the 2015 MAAC Basketball Championships got its first glimpse of what to expect come March. In a very physical game, Siena College defended its home court in the MAAC opener for both teams, and defeated Quinnipiac, 88-67, at the Times Union Center in Albany Friday night.

December 4, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Opens MAAC Slate Friday Night at Siena College
League play has arrived for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Quinnipiac opens its MAAC slate at Siena College on Friday night at the Times Union Center in Albany. The game will be aired live on the Times Warner Cable Sports Channel (TWCSC) beginning with tip-off at 7 p.m.

December 2, 2014
Zaid Hearst Selected to 2015 Allstate NABC Good Works Team
Senior guard Zaid Hearst (Bethesda, Md.) of the Quinnipiac men's basketball team was recently named to the 2015 Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Team, announced on Wednesday, December 3, 2014.

December 1, 2014
Ousmane Drame and Chelsea Laden Named Quinnipiac November Athletes of the Month
Bobcats’ men’s basketball senior Ousmane Drame (Boston, Mass.) and women’s ice hockey senior Chelsea Laden (Lakeville, Minn.) have been named the Quinnipiac November Athletes of the Month, which was announced on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014.

December 1, 2014
Ousmane Drame Tabbed MAAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
Senior forward Ousmane Drame (Boston, Mass.) was named MAAC Player of the Week, announced by the league’s office on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Of the three weekly awards handed out this year, two of them have been claimed by Quinnipiac players.

November 30, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Tops Vermont, 89-73; Ousmane Drame Scores 1,000th Career Point
Ousmane Drame (Boston, Mass.) scored his 1,000th career point and the Quinnipiac men's basketball team returned to its winning ways on York Hill Campus Sunday, as the Bobcats defeated Vermont, 89-73, at the TD Bank Sports Center.

November 29, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Hosts Vermont on Sunday at 1 PM; Special QU Faculty/Staff/Summer Camper Discounts Available
The Quinnipiac University men’s basketball team hosts Vermont on Sunday, Nov. 30 in search of its third win of the 2014-15 season. Courtesy of Quinnipiac Athletics, the game will feature special discounted ticket prices of $2.00 for Summer Campers, Faculty and Staff. When ordering tickets online or by calling the ticket office, please use the Promocode - BOBCATS - to receive the special offer.

November 29, 2014
Senior Zaid Hearst Featured on Fox CT News
Quinnipiac University senior guard Zaid Hearst (Bethesda, Md.) was recently featured on Fox CT News. The story, titled "Quinnipiac guard is gearing up for a hot season", highlights Hearst's final season at Quinnipiac and his expectation for the team. Head Coach Tom Moore also provides insight on Hearst's character and his leadership role.

November 28, 2014
QU Men’s Basketball Cheers on Athletes at Connecticut Special Olympics
The Quinnipiac University men's basketball team took part in a great event earlier this week, as the Bobcats joined the Connecticut Special Olympics at the QU Recreation Center on the Mount Carmel Campus. Team members took pictures, presented medals, and cheered on participants at the annual Holiday Sports Classic, which featured hundreds of competitors from all over the state.

November 25, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Hosts Hartford Tuesday night at 7 PM
The Quinnipiac University men’s basketball team goes for its eighth straight win against Hartford on Tuesday night at the TD Bank Sports Center. Quinnipiac holds a 17-5 all-time record against the Hawks, which includes a 7-1 mark since joining the Division I ranks.

November 25, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Falls to Hartford, 54-50
The Quinnipiac University men's basketball team snapped its streak of seven straight wins over Hartford on Tuesday night, as the Bobcats fell to the Hawks, 54-50, at the TD Bank Sports Center in Hamden.

November 22, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Knocks Off Albany in Overtime, 76-73
The Quinnipiac University men’s basketball team earned a huge road win on Saturday night, defeating University of Albany in overtime, 76-73, at SEFCU Arena in upstate New York.

November 21, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Travels to Albany on Saturday Night
The Quinnipiac University men’s basketball team (1-1, 0-0 MAAC) hits the road for its first true road test on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 when they travel to University of Albany (1-1, 0-0 America East). The Bobcats and the Great Danes square off from SEFCU Arena in Albany at 7 p.m.

November 18, 2014
QU Men’s Basketball Edged by La Salle, 60-58
Two free-throws with 3.3 seconds remaining proved to be the difference in Tuesday night’s non-conference clash, as the Quinnipiac men’s basketball team fell short to La Salle University, 60-58, at the TD Bank Sports Center.

November 17, 2014
Zaid Hearst Collects First 2014-15 MAAC Player of the Week Award
Zaid Hearst (Bethesda, Md.) of the Quinnipiac University men's basketball team was named MAAC Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. The first award comes after a tremendous performance in the first game of the season at the Connecticut 6 Classic.

November 17, 2014
QU Men's Basketball Hosts La Salle on Tuesday Night at 8 PM
The Quinnipiac University men's basketball team (1-0, 0-0 MAAC) hosts La Salle University (1-0, 0-0 Atlantic 10) on Tuesday night at the TD Bank Sports Center. It's the third meeting between the two teams, but the first in Hamden, as Quinnipiac looks to improve to 2-0 for the first time since the 2010-11 season.

November 14, 2014
QU Men’s Basketball Tops Yale in Double Overtime CT 6 Classic, 88-85
The 2014-15 Quinnipiac men’s basketball season opened on Friday, and in thrilling fashion in front of a packed house at the TD Bank Sports Center. Quinnipiac outlasted cross-town rival Yale, 88-85, in the middle game of the annual Connecticut 6 Classic. The Bobcats improved to 5-1 in the CT 6 since it began in 2009, with head coach Tom Moore improving to 7-1 in season openers at Quinnipiac.

November 11, 2014
Quinnipiac Hosts Connecticut 6 Classic Media Breakfast on Tuesday Morning
Quinnipiac University hosted the 2014 Connecticut 6 Classic Tip-Off Breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 at the Rocky Top Student Center, located on 305 Sherman Avenue in Hamden. Bobcats' Head Coach Tom Moore along with the five other participating coaches discussed their CT 6 matchups and upcoming 2014-15 campaigns.

November 9, 2014
Quinnipiac to Host 2014 Connecticut 6 Classic on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
For the first time in the history of the event, the 2014 Connecticut 6 Classic will be hosted by Quinnipiac University at the TD Bank Sports Center in Hamden, Connecticut on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. The first game of the sixth CT 6 features Central Connecticut State against Fairfield at 3 p.m., followed by Yale and Quinnipiac at 5:30 p.m. The tripleheader concludes at 8 p.m. when Hartford takes on Sacred Heart.

November 5, 2014
QU Men’s Basketball Tabbed Fifth in MAAC Coaches’ Poll; Drame, Hearst Named Preseason All-Conference
The Quinnipiac University men’s basketball team was picked fifth in the MAAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was released by the league office on Wednesday, Nov. 5 during the "2014-15 MAAC Basketball Coaches Preview Show" on ESPN3. In addition to the poll, the MAAC released its Preseason All-Conference Teams as well.

November 3, 2014
2014 MAAC Basketball Preseason Show to air Nov. 5 on ESPN3
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) has announced the date and time of the 2014 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Preseason Show, which will be produced from the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Disney. The segment will be presented on Wednesday, Nov. 5 to discuss the upcoming 2014-15 season with all the action presented nationally on ESPN3 at 7 p.m.

November 3, 2014
Ousmane Drame and Zaid Hearst Earn College Sports Madness Preseason Honors
Two members of the Quinnipiac University men's basketball team – seniors Ousmane Drame (Boston, Mass.) and Zaid Hearst (Bethesda, Md.) – have been named to the College Sports Madness MAAC Preseason All-Conference Team, announced by the association's committee.

October 29, 2014
Sports Council “Courtside Chat” Luncheon Set For Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Noon
The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce will host its sixth annual Sports Council "Courtside Chat" Luncheon on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Carmen Anthony's. All action gets underway at 12 p.m. in New Haven's downtown steakhouse.

October 17, 2014
Quinnipiac Athletics Announces 2014-15 Television Schedule
Quinnipiac Athletics has announced its television package for the 2014-15 season for men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s ice hockey. The Bobcats will be featured on ESPN, New England Sports Network (NESN), SportsNet New York (SNY) and on the Official Website of Quinnipiac Athletics, QuinnipiacBobcats.com.

October 13, 2014
College Hoops Daily Interviews Head Coach Tom Moore
Quinnipiac University men's basketball head coach Tom Moore was featured by College Hoops Daily on Monday, October 14, 2014. The interview, conducted by columnist Jon Teitel, highlights Moore's seven years with the Bobcats and the upcoming 2014-15 season.

October 9, 2014
Tickets On Sale Wednesday, Oct. 15 For 2014 MAAC Basketball Championships
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships return to the SMG managed Times Union Center in Albany, NY from March 5-9, 2015 and you can be there for the best championships yet by reserving your seats today. All Session tickets go on sale October 15 and are available at the Times Union Center Box Office, by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at timesunion.com. Groups of 10 or more can save by calling 518-487-2100 or emailing groupsales@timesunioncenter-albany.com.

October 1, 2014
MAAC Announces 2014-15 ESPN Basketball Television Schedule
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference announced the 2014-15 men’s and women’s basketball television schedule on Wednesday, with the Bobcats slated to play at least six games televised nationally on ESPN networks.

September 17, 2014
Quinnipiac Athletics To Host Media Day and Luncheon On Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
Quinnipiac Athletics will host a Media Day and Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at the TD Bank Sports Center in Hamden, Conn.

September 15, 2014
Ike Azotam and Umar Shannon Sign Professional Contracts to play Overseas
The list of Quinnipiac men’s basketball players to move into the professional ranks continues to grow for head coach Tom Moore. Former standouts Ike Azotam and Umar Shannon have both inked contracts to continue playing basketball overseas in 2014-15. Azotam has signed with Marin Peixegalego in Spain while Shannon will head to KB Besa Peja in the Republic of Kosovo. Terms of the agreements have not been disclosed.

September 3, 2014
Former Bobcat James Feldeine to play against USA Basketball Today at 3:30 PM on ESPN2
Former Quinnipiac University men’s basketball standout James Feldeine and his home country Dominican Republic will square off against Team USA Basketball Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Bizkaia Arena in Spain. All the action can be seen live on ESPN2 at 3:30 p.m. EST.

August 27, 2014
MAAC Releases 2014-15 Quinnipiac Men’s Basketball Schedule
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) has announced the Quinnipiac men’s basketball team’s league schedule for the 2014-15 season. The Bobcats open conference play on Friday, Dec. 5 at Siena followed by their MAAC home-opener two days later against Fairfield on Sunday, Dec. 7 at the TD Bank Sports Center.

August 21, 2014
Former Quinnipiac star James Feldeine Shines against Team USA basketball
Former Quinnipiac men’s basketball standout James Feldeine shined in an exhibition game on Wednesday night, as he led the Dominican Republic national team with 14 points against the United States at Madison Square Garden.

August 8, 2014
Men’s Basketball Announces 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule
Head coach Tom Moore announced the non-conference schedule for the 2014-15 Quinnipiac men's basketball team on Friday. The Bobcats will play six games at the TD Bank Sports Center – highlighted by match-ups with Oregon State and LaSalle University. For the first time in program history, Quinnipiac will also serve as the host of the Connecticut 6 Classic.