LIU-Brooklyn vs Rice

LIU Brooklyn 97, Rice 70

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HOUSTON (AP) - Jamal Olasewere scored 26 points, leading four players in double figures, to help LIU-Brooklyn beat Rice 97-70 on Wednesday night.

Olasewere, who was 8 of 12 from the field, had eight rebounds. C.J. Garner scored 16 points, and Brandon Thompson had 14, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range. Julian Boyd added 13 points. Jason Brickman had nine assists.

Rice led by a point at the 14:14 mark, but E.J. Reed scored on a layup, giving LIU Brooklyn a 14-13 lead. Rice would come within a point, but would not regain the lead. The Blackbirds (4-4) led 51-45 at halftime. The Blackbirds shot 64.8 percent from the field for the game, while Rice shot 50 percent.

Tamir Jackson scored 26 points for Rice (2-6). Julian DeBose added 18 points and had seven rebounds. Austin Ramljak had six assists.

LIU-Brooklyn has won four consecutive games. Rice entered the game after an 11-day break for final exams.

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LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds
J. Olasewere, F318-1210-1381126
J. Boyd, F246-91-173213
J. Brickman, G383-40-03917
C. Garner, G347-82-232216
B. Thompson, G245-90-041414
E. Reed171-20-35002
G. Martin132-50-01336
D. Griggs111-34-41237
B. Hucks62-20-02006
K. Onyechi20-00-01010
Totals 35-5417-2337211797
 64.8%73.9% 
Rice Owls
S. Gearhart, F190-30-02240
R. Wilson, F142-40-00134
T. Jackson, G3611-192-542226
J. DeBose, G307-122-473418
M. Guercy, G242-50-01204
K. Washington282-31-20335
A. Ramljak261-61-40604
D. Peera142-30-03005
B. Firozgary92-30-01034
Totals 29-586-1520191970
 50%40% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
LIU-Brooklyn5-112-7218
F. Dickinson5-17-10246
Mt St Marys5-17-12177
Wagner3-37-9286
Sacred Heart3-38-11300
St. Fran.-Pa.3-36-11282
Robert Morris2-46-13248
Bryant2-45-14285
St. Fran.-NY2-44-15341
CCSU0-62-15344

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.5-015-321
La. Tech4-112-6225
UAB4-111-7128
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
Rice2-312-6174
So. Miss2-35-12337
UTEP2-34-13346
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-45-11325
North Texas0-56-11297
FIU0-54-14345
 
Other games
SAV 45 Final
OHST 85