LIU-Brooklyn vs Lafayette

LIU 82, Lafayette 80

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EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Julian Boyd scored 18 points and Jamal Olasewere had 17 points and 14 rebounds as Long Island University defeated Lafayette 82-80 Monday night for its third consecutive victory.

Boyd got 16 of his points in the second half, including three baskets in a span of 53 seconds that gave the Blackbirds (5-4) a 46-44 lead.

Long Island widened its lead to 77-66 with 3:36 remaining, but the Leopards (3-5), who lost their third in a row, cut it to 78-74 at the 1:58 mark on a 3-pointer by Nick Petkovich.

A steal by Olasewere and his subsequent layup pushed the Blackbirds' lead to 80-74 with 38 seconds left.

Petkovich and Seth Hinrichs hit 3-pointers to keep the pressure on, but Jason Brickman twice made 1 of 2 free throws for Long Island.

Ryan Willen scored 21 points for Lafayette and Petkovich had 19, including 6-for-8 shooting on 3-pointers.

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LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds
J. Olasewere, F335-137-9141317
J. Boyd, F147-134-460318
J. Brickman, G360-47-104907
C. Garner, G357-132-440016
M. Culpo, G333-80-05019
A. Mayorga224-72-450511
B. Thompson131-20-04012
K. Onyechi70-02-20032
B. Hucks40-00-00010
R. Odoch Opong20-00-00010
G. Martin10-00-01000
Totals 27-6024-3346101882
 45%72.7% 
Lafayette Leopards
R. Willen, F348-195-667421
J. Pelham, C110-20-05120
J. Mower, G334-123-300112
R. Delaney, G274-112-468410
J. Ptasinski, G253-90-05008
S. Hinrichs182-42-23017
N. Petkovich176-91-250419
L. Smith131-10-00033
A. Flannigan110-00-03040
D. Trist110-40-00030
Totals 28-7113-1738162680
 39.4%76.5% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-416-15160
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-11226
Wagner11-715-13235
St. Fran.-Pa.11-714-15272
Robert Morris9-913-18262
Bryant9-912-19276
F. Dickinson9-911-18266
Sacred Heart8-1013-18294
CCSU4-146-23345
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348

Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell15-323-881
Lehigh12-618-11118
Boston U.12-617-13194
Navy10-815-15212
Holy Cross9-915-16196
Loyola-Md.8-1014-15182
Colgate8-1010-21274
Army West Point6-1212-18264
Lafayette5-139-20321
American5-138-21315