Bridgeport, Conn.-The University of Bridgeport men's basketball team could not overcome a cold-shooting first half when UB connected on only 10-of-34 field goal attempts (29.4%) as the Purple Knights suffered their fifth consecutive setback falling to the visiting Queens (N.Y.) College Knights, 84-75, in an East Coast Conference contest on Wednesday evening. With the loss, UB is now 7-7 overall and 3-2 in conference play, and with the win, Queens is now 7-6 overall and 4-2 in the ECC.
Senior Stefano Osuji (Voorhees, N.J.) led Bridgeport in scoring with 20 points.
Diego Maldonado, who went 5-for-5 from behind the three-point arc, led four QC players in double figures with 20 points.
Up next the UB men's basketball visits Molloy College on Saturday, January 7 for another ECC tilt. Tipoff is set for 2:00 p.m.