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Lord, Reid lead Merrimack to 8th straight, tops LIU 70-59

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) Jaleel Lord scored 18 points, Ziggy Reid added 13 more off the bench and the surprising Merrimack Warriors held the Northeast Conference's top offense to a season-low output, throttling Long Island University 70-59 on Saturday.

Merrimack (15-8, 9-1), picked to finish last in a preseason NEC poll, has won eight in a row in its first season of Division I basketball and sits atop the conference. Idris Joyner added 12 points. Jordan Minor added seven points with nine rebounds and four blocks. Second leading scorer Juvaris Hayes (10.1 ppg) was held to six points on 1-for-7 shooting but dished 11 assists.

Raiquan Clark led the Sharks (10-12, 5-4) with 22 points, sinking 10-of-14 free throws, and Tyrn Flowers added 14 points with 13 rebounds - his 11th double-double of the season.

The Warriors, whose Twitter hashtag is (hash)MakeChaos, scored 24 points off 19 LIU turnovers, making nine steals and blocking eight shots.

Merrimack matches up against Fairleigh Dickinson on the road on Thursday. Long Island-Brooklyn plays Mount St. Mary's at home on Thursday.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo LIU 10-12 312859
home team logo Merrimack 15-8 403070
Team Stats
away team logo LIU 10-12 75.9 PPG 37 RPG 14.3 APG
home team logo Merrimack 15-8 62.8 PPG 31.7 RPG 12.8 APG
Key Players
23
R. Clark 19.5 PPG 7.3 RPG 1.7 APG 50.1 FG%
13
J. Lord 10.8 PPG 4.1 RPG 1.1 APG 37.0 FG%
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Bench
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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