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Morehead State vs LIU-Brooklyn

Morehead St. 77, LIU Brooklyn 74

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NEW YORK (AP) - Milton Chavis scored 24 points and Morehead State beat LIU-Brooklyn 77-74 on Friday night in the first college basketball game played in the new Barclays Center.

Bakari Turner made both ends of a 1-and-1 with 5.6 seconds left to end a 10-0 run by LIU-Brooklyn and give the Eagles the three-point lead. C.J. Garner's 3-point attempt at the buzzer bounced off the rim.

Devon Atkinson had 13 points for Morehead State (1-0) while Kahill Owens added 12 points and 12 rebounds.

Jamal Olasewere had 26 points for the Blackbirds (0-1), who were playing about 10 blocks from their campus. Julian Boyd, the reigning Northeast Conference player of the year, had 19 points for LIU-Brooklyn but he left the game with 4:38 remaining with a cramp in his left leg and did not return.

Boyd missed a season with a heart condition and first-year coach Jack Perri said that because of the heart condition Boyd does not return to a game after cramping.

A drive by Atkinson with 2:44 to play gave the Eagles their biggest lead of the game, 75-64. Olasewere had seven of the 10 points in the Blackbirds' run that brought them within 75-74 with 6.3 seconds left.

Former New York Giants quarterback Phil Simms, a Morehead State alum, was at the game.

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Morehead State Eagles
M. Chavis, F319-162-241124
D. Kelly, F191-60-04052
J. Holmes, F111-20-02132
D. Atkinson, G325-81-214313
A. Warner, G172-40-02055
K. Owens276-90-0120212
M. Lewis-Briggs195-100-060112
B. Turner151-43-43225
J. Stokes131-40-01212
B. Reed60-20-01220
T. Muhammad50-10-00000
C. James30-00-00010
C. Posthumus20-10-01110
Totals 31-676-841132777
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LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds
J. Olasewere, F346-1614-1960126
J. Boyd, F268-133-761219
J. Brickman, G364-72-248012
C. Garner, G313-82-44218
B. Thompson, G220-60-03220
E. Reed192-31-16035
D. Griggs121-20-02112
G. Martin80-10-02000
T. Joseph61-20-01002
K. Murphy60-10-01010
Totals 25-5922-3337141174
 42.4%66.7% 
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