St. Francis (N.Y.) vs LIU-Brooklyn

LIU Brooklyn 83, St. Francis (NY) 75


NEW YORK (AP) - Jamal Olasewere scored 20 points and made a pair of crucial plays as LIU Brooklyn fended off St. Francis Brooklyn 83-75 Sunday, sweeping the season series.

Trailing by one with 1:23 remaining, Olasewere took a feed from Jason Brickman and converted on a spin move in the paint to push the Blackbirds (13-11, 8-4 Northeast Conference) ahead for good. He also made a bank shot for an 80-75 lead with 28 seconds left.

The Terriers (9-14, 5-7) missed 3-point attempts on their next two trips while the Blackbirds hit 3 of 4 free throws.

C.J. Garner added 17 points and Jason Brickman 14 with nine assists for LIU Brooklyn, which hit 9 of 18 3-pointers compared to St. Francis' 2 of 11.

The Blackbirds have won eight of nine since a six-game losing streak, including 78-68 over St. Francis on Jan. 24.

Akeem Johnson's season-high 22 points led the Terriers.

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St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers
A. Johnson, F328-116-861422
J. Cannon, F304-110-15158
B. Jones, G322-91-45315
A. White, G163-50-03127
A. Isailovic, G130-12-21122
B. Mockford250-53-30003
P. Santavenere206-63-320516
D. Calloway144-51-22149
L. Ulmer131-21-21043
M. Milk50-00-00000
Totals 28-5517-252782775
LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds
J. Olasewere, F345-109-1242320
K. Onyechi, F122-31-12045
J. Brickman, G354-83-529114
C. Garner, G346-104-642317
B. Thompson, G293-50-02008
E. Reed211-35-65037
T. Joseph191-34-65027
B. Hucks121-50-02002
K. Murphy30-00-00110
G. Martin11-10-00003
Totals 24-4826-3633141783
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Mt St Marys14-420-16150
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348
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