LIU-Brooklyn vs Sacred Heart

LIU 87, Sacred Heart 81


FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Jamal Olasewere and Julian Boyd each tallied double-doubles to lead Long Island University over Sacred Heart 87-81 on Thursday night and push the Blackbirds' winning streak to a season-high four games.

Olasewere scored 29 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, while Boyd had 12 points and 12 boards for the Blackbirds (9-6, 3-0 Northeast Conference). C.J. Garner added 18 points and Jason Brickman 16 for Long Island, which blew a game-opening 21-7 advantage but pulled ahead for good with a second-half run.

After overcoming the early deficit, the Pioneers stayed close to the Blackbirds for the entire second half and led 69-68 with 3:35 left.

But Long Island came out of a timeout and put together a 7-0 run for a 76-69 advantage with just more than a minute left.

Shane Gibson scored 28 points to lead Sacred Heart (7-9, 1-2), which has lost three of four.

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LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds
J. Boyd, F334-103-6120112
J. Olasewere, F2811-186-10120429
J. Brickman, G346-103-425116
M. Culpo, G333-110-03026
C. Garner, G285-108-1113218
B. Thompson212-40-02004
K. Onyechi121-20-03122
A. Mayorga60-00-02000
G. Martin50-10-01010
Totals 32-6620-314491387
Sacred Heart Pioneers
C. Evans, F313-101-26438
F. Akinpetide, F111-42-24024
J. Swidowski, C2810-180-050423
S. Gibson, G3811-180-063228
E. Kelley, G233-60-03417
P. Gaetano290-31-21811
L. Montes184-91-171510
N. Greenbacker120-40-02130
S. Glowiak100-30-01020
Totals 32-755-740212381
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
F. Dickinson0-03-2110
St. Fran.-Pa.0-02-2236
Mt St Marys0-02-3182
Sacred Heart0-02-3320
St. Fran.-NY0-01-2216
Robert Morris0-01-328
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