SMITHFIELD, R.I. – James Johnson scored 24 points on seven 3-pointers and Justin Rutty added 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Quinnipiac over Bryant 80-60 on Thursday night.
The Bobcats (18-8, 10-5 Northeast Conference) converted 14 of 18 two-point shot attempts in the opening half and led 42-34 at the break. Quinnipiac shot 7 of 11 from 3-point range (63.6 percent) in the second half, extending its lead to as many as 25 points.
Deontay Twyman added 13 points for the Bobcats, while Rutty notched his 38th career double-double — the most in Quinnipiac's Division I history.
Alex Francis led the Bulldogs (9-18, 7-8) with 17 points and nine rebounds. Cecil Gresham scored 11 and Frankie Dobbs and Vlad Kondratyev each scored 10 for Bryant, which shot 52.4 percent from the free-throw line (11 of 21).
The Bobcats, who have won six of their last seven games, outrebounded Bryant 38-26.