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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MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth5-213-571
Canisius5-212-682
St. Peters4-28-8187
Rider4-311-7191
Siena4-37-11181
Quinnipiac4-47-11255
Fairfield3-38-7170
Iona3-410-8101
Manhattan2-57-11249
Marist2-55-13258
Niagara2-55-13310

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Wagner3-37-9286
Sacred Heart3-38-11300
St. Fran.-Pa.3-36-11282
Robert Morris2-46-13248
Bryant2-45-13275
St. Fran.-NY2-44-15341
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