LIU-Brooklyn vs Monmouth

LIU Brooklyn 80, Monmouth (NJ) 66

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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) - Jamal Olasewere scored 16 of his 23 points in the second half to help LIU Brooklyn rally to defeat Monmouth 80-66 in a Northeast Conference game Thursday night.

C.J. Garner added 20 points for the Blackbirds (14-11, 9-4), who trailed 52-50 with 11:24 remaining but took control with a 19-2 run to lead 69-54 with 4:35 left.

They locked the game down by making 11 of 12 free throws the rest of the way. LIU Brooklyn was 21 of 28 from the line in the second half; the Hawks (9-17, 4-9) were 8 of 16.

Ed Waite scored 24 points and Stephen Spinella had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Monmouth, which led 38-35 at halftime.

Jason Brickman had nine assists for the Blackbirds, who won for the ninth time in 10 games. Olasewere moved into fifth on their career scoring list with 1,707, passing Jaytornah Wisseh (2006-10).

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Scoreboard
LIU-Brooklyn (14-11) «354580
Monmouth (9-17)382866

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LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds
J. Olasewere, F366-99-1080323
K. Onyechi, F121-20-01022
J. Brickman, G371-32-40904
C. Garner, G358-143-664120
B. Thompson, G232-63-44028
E. Reed233-75-680511
T. Joseph202-42-36107
B. Hucks91-30-01012
D. Griggs20-00-00020
G. Martin21-10-00003
K. Murphy10-00-01000
Totals 25-4924-3339141680
 51%72.7% 
Monmouth Hawks
E. Waite, F2911-192-380124
T. O'Garro, F162-20-02054
J. Steele, G354-140-02538
S. Spinella, G334-83-5102213
D. Nesmith, G282-71-20435
C. White180-61-20011
K. Brown152-31-20015
M. Ware121-42-42054
M. DiLeo91-30-02012
J. Palm50-10-01120
Totals 27-6710-1833122466
 40.3%55.6% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-12224
Wagner11-716-14245
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
Bryant9-912-20286
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
CCSU4-146-23344
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348

MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276
 
Other games
NW 59 Final
OHST 69
WISC 53 Final
MINN 58
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
COLO 71
GONZ 77 Final
STMA 60