St. Peter's vs LIU-Brooklyn

LIU Brooklyn holds on to beat St. Peter's 87-80


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BROOKLYN, N.Y. (AP) Gerrell Martin scored 24 points and made six 3-pointers to lead LIU Brooklyn past St. Peter's 87-80 on Saturday in a season opener for both teams.

Jason Brickman added 13 points and dished out 14 assists. Brickman led all Division I players in assists last season with 290. He now needs 267 assists to become the fourth player in NCAA history to have 1,000 assists.

Gilbert Parga made back-to-back 3-pointers to extend LIU's lead to 56-46 with 12:33 left. But St. Peter's clawed its way back and took its first lead of the second half at 69-68. Two LIU 3-pointers, during a 13-3 run, pushed the Blackbirds to an 81-72 lead with 49 seconds remaining.

Marvin Dominique recorded a double-double with 31 points and 14 rebounds for St. Peter's.

It was the 35th meeting all-time between the schools and the home team has now won the last seven contests.

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LIU-Brooklyn (1-0) «394887

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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

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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
 
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