Rutty finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds -- six offensive -- for the Bobcats (15-7, 9-2 Northeast Conference), who bounced back from a 61-56 loss to Mount St. Mary's on Jan. 30. Before the loss, Quinnipiac had won eight games in a row.
Jonathan Cruz also had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Bobcats.
Quinnipiac cruised past the Pioneers (12-10, 5-6), taking a 33-16 lead with 4:38 left in the first half on Dave Johnson's layup. The Bobcats, who shot 60 percent from the field, didn't let their lead fall below 12 points in the second half.