vs LIU-Brooklyn

LIU 75, Bryant 70


NEW YORK (AP) - Jason Brickman scored 15 points to lead all of LIU-Brooklyn's starters in double figures, and the Blackbirds defeated Bryant 75-70 Thursday night.

C.J. Garner and Julian Boyd scored 12 points each, Jamal Olasewere 11 and Michael Culp 10 for LIU (16-7, 10-1 Northeast Conference).

The Blackbirds shot 40 percent from 3-point range (6 of 15), including 4 of 4 from Brandon Thompson in their fifth straight win. The Bulldogs (2-21, 1-10) made 2 of 18 from behind the arc.

LIU trailed 29-27 with 8:33 left in the first half before going on a 9-4 run. Olasewere's free throw gave the Blackbirds a 36-33 lead with 3:27 left until halftime, and it would remain close.

Bryant pulled within 72-70 with 11 seconds left but LIU went 3 of 4 from the line to seal it.

Alex Francis had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs, who lost their eighth straight.

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A. Francis, F328-124-4112420
T. Robinson, F221-30-03142
F. Dobbs, G384-125-554115
C. Maynard, G371-102-24634
E. Smith, G191-21-22033
R. Jordan267-100-151114
B. Altit134-90-03058
C. McMath122-70-03034
V. Kondratyev10-00-00000
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LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds
J. Olasewere, F283-55-971511
J. Boyd, F255-112-660412
J. Brickman, G364-63-405015
C. Garner, G335-152-263112
M. Culpo, G324-81-110110
K. Onyechi172-20-02014
B. Thompson161-34-43127
B. Hucks92-30-05014
G. Martin20-00-00000
A. Mayorga20-00-01000
Totals 26-5317-2633101575

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