LIU-Brooklyn vs Lafayette

LIU 82, Lafayette 80


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
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
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Fran.-NY16-323-12170
Robert Morris13-620-15171
Mt St Marys11-815-15188
St. Fran.-Pa.10-916-16180
Sacred Heart9-1015-17243
F. Dickinson3-158-21312

Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Boston U.9-913-17198
Holy Cross8-1014-16200