Monmouth vs LIU-Brooklyn

LIU Brooklyn 75, Monmouth (NJ) 65

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NEW YORK (AP) - C.J. Garner scored 16 points, Brandon Thompson had 14, and Jamal Olasewere tallied 13 to help LIU Brooklyn turn a six-point halftime deficit into a 75-65 win over Monmouth on Saturday in Northeastern Conference play.

Garner, Thompson and Olasewere each made five shots from the field and combined to hit eight 3-pointers for LIU Brooklyn (8-10, 3-3), which shot just 38.5 percent (10 of 26) in the first half and trailed 36-30 at intermission.

Olasewere opened the second half with a three-point play and Thompson hit a 3-pointer to tie it. Then, after Monmouth's Jesse Steele hit a layup, Garner converted a trey to give LIU Brooklyn the lead for good, 39-38.

Steele had 16 points for Monmouth (7-12, 2-4), which cut the deficit to one-point twice but could never retake the lead.

LIU Brooklyn made 14 of 24 shots after intermission, where they led by as many as 11.

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Monmouth Hawks
T. O'Garro, F240-30-03030
J. Steele, G395-174-407316
D. Nesmith, G354-110-03128
S. Spinella, G294-100-08118
C. White, G274-52-322313
E. Waite153-70-02016
M. Ware151-56-60148
M. DiLeo91-10-02012
G. Cox51-12-20004
J. Palm20-00-00020
Totals 23-6014-1527122065
 38.3%93.3% 
LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds
J. Olasewere, F265-81-142213
K. Onyechi, F131-21-23033
J. Brickman, G382-72-25508
C. Garner, G385-114-415216
B. Thompson, G305-100-042014
B. Hucks183-50-04028
E. Reed172-25-68039
G. Martin90-10-00000
K. Murphy61-22-54024
T. Joseph30-10-01000
D. Griggs20-10-00000
Totals 24-5015-2039141475
 48%75% 
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St. Peters8-1216-18233
Siena7-1311-20268
Niagara7-138-22285
Fairfield5-157-24299
Marist5-157-25317

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St. Fran.-Pa.10-916-16180
Sacred Heart9-1015-17243
LIU-Brooklyn8-1112-18255
Wagner8-1110-20294
F. Dickinson3-158-21312
CCSU3-155-26342
 
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