LIU-Brooklyn vs Monmouth

LIU Brooklyn 80, Monmouth (NJ) 66

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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) - Jamal Olasewere scored 16 of his 23 points in the second half to help LIU Brooklyn rally to defeat Monmouth 80-66 in a Northeast Conference game Thursday night.

C.J. Garner added 20 points for the Blackbirds (14-11, 9-4), who trailed 52-50 with 11:24 remaining but took control with a 19-2 run to lead 69-54 with 4:35 left.

They locked the game down by making 11 of 12 free throws the rest of the way. LIU Brooklyn was 21 of 28 from the line in the second half; the Hawks (9-17, 4-9) were 8 of 16.

Ed Waite scored 24 points and Stephen Spinella had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Monmouth, which led 38-35 at halftime.

Jason Brickman had nine assists for the Blackbirds, who won for the ninth time in 10 games. Olasewere moved into fifth on their career scoring list with 1,707, passing Jaytornah Wisseh (2006-10).

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Scoreboard
LIU-Brooklyn (14-11) «354580
Monmouth (9-17)382866

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LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds
J. Olasewere, F366-99-1080323
K. Onyechi, F121-20-01022
J. Brickman, G371-32-40904
C. Garner, G358-143-664120
B. Thompson, G232-63-44028
E. Reed233-75-680511
T. Joseph202-42-36107
B. Hucks91-30-01012
D. Griggs20-00-00020
G. Martin21-10-00003
K. Murphy10-00-01000
Totals 25-4924-3339141680
 51%72.7% 
Monmouth Hawks
E. Waite, F2911-192-380124
T. O'Garro, F162-20-02054
J. Steele, G354-140-02538
S. Spinella, G334-83-5102213
D. Nesmith, G282-71-20435
C. White180-61-20011
K. Brown152-31-20015
M. Ware121-42-42054
M. DiLeo91-30-02012
J. Palm50-10-01120
Totals 27-6710-1833122466
 40.3%55.6% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner0-07-240
Robert Morris0-06-5142
CCSU0-05-5149
Sacred Heart0-05-6271
St. Fran.-Pa.0-04-5154
LIU-Brooklyn0-04-7300
Mt St Marys0-04-7290
F. Dickinson0-03-7286
St. Fran.-NY0-03-8325
Bryant0-01-10255

MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona0-05-4124
Rider0-06-5179
Niagara0-05-6213
Fairfield0-04-5203
St. Peters0-04-5235
Manhattan0-04-6280
Canisius0-04-7294
Quinnipiac0-03-7338
Monmouth0-03-8155
Siena0-02-8231
Marist0-02-9301
 
Other games
NW 59 Final
OHST 69
WISC 53 Final
MINN 58
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
COLO 71
GONZ 77 Final
STMA 60