Quinnipiac vs LIU-Brooklyn

LIU Brooklyn 91, Quinnipiac 83

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NEW YORK (AP) - C.J. Garner tied his career high with 30 points and LIU Brooklyn rallied from a nine-point deficit late in the second half to defeat Quinnipiac 91-83 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference tournament.

The third-seeded Blackbirds (18-13) beat the sixth-seeded Bobcats (15-16) for the second time in five days, also winning 96-90 on March 2.

There were 16 ties and 17 lead changes.

Quinnipiac, which came in having won seven of its past nine games, led 72-63 with 7:57 left. After a 12-3 Blackbirds run tied it 75-75, the game was knotted for the final time at 80 with 2:45 remaining.

LIU Brooklyn pulled away by scoring six straight points, capped by Kenny Onyechi's dunk with 46 seconds left.

The Blackbirds made 29 of 40 free throw attempts, with four Quinnipiac players fouling out.

Ousmane Drame led the Bobcats with a career-high 23 points off the bench.

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Scoreboard
Quinnipiac (15-16)473683
LIU-Brooklyn (18-13) «434891

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Quinnipiac Bobcats
J. Jackson, F274-62-391210
I. Azotam, F223-68-841514
E. Conti, G305-132-282114
Z. Hearst, G253-100-02258
D. Johnson, G231-61-22453
S. Shannon293-81-23338
O. Drame288-157-1490523
J. Ford, Jr.61-30-01033
K. Ray50-10-00120
G. Young50-00-01000
Totals 28-6821-3147143183
 41.2%67.7% 
LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds
J. Olasewere, F256-108-964520
K. Onyechi, F182-31-46045
J. Brickman, G392-35-647210
C. Garner, G3810-207-1121130
B. Thompson, G322-88-1030213
B. Hucks192-40-03025
E. Reed131-20-02053
T. Joseph101-30-01103
K. Murphy51-10-00012
G. Martin10-00-00000
Totals 27-5429-4032132291
 50%72.5% 
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

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
 
Other games
DEP 57 Final
SYR 78
MICH 80 Final
PUR 75
OKST 76 Final
IAST 87
GTOWN 57 Final
NOVA 67
VANDY 40 Final
FLA 66
RICH 82 Final
VCU 93
STL 66 Final
XAV 77
GT 71 Final
MIAMI 69
UCLA 61 Final
WSU 73
NMEX 75 Final
NEV 62