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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St. Peter's (0-1)324880
LIU-Brooklyn (1-0) «394887
 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Iona17-322-11
Manhattan15-525-8
Quinnipiac14-620-12
Canisius14-621-13
Siena11-920-18
Rider9-1114-17
St. Peters9-1114-17
Marist9-1112-19
Monmouth5-1511-21
Fairfield4-167-25
Niagara3-177-26

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Robert Morris14-222-14
Wagner12-419-12
Bryant10-618-14
St. Fran.-NY9-718-14
Mt St Marys9-716-17
CCSU7-911-19
St. Fran.-Pa.7-910-21
F. Dickinson6-1010-21
LIU-Brooklyn4-129-20
Sacred Heart2-145-26
 
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