Dunn rallies St Francis to 84-79 win over LIU Brooklyn
NEW YORK (AP) — Rasheem Dunn scored 24 and hit a go-ahead layup late and St. Francis (Brooklyn) sank 5 of 6 free throws in the final 33 seconds to hold off LIU Brooklyn 84-79 on Thursday night.
Dunn hit four 3-pointers and added seven rebounds, five assists and three steals for the Terriers (12-15, 9-6 Northeast Conference), who moved past the Blackbirds (13-20, 8-7) into a four-way tie for second place in conference play. Jalen Jordan scored 20 points with five rebounds for St. Francis.
After back-to-back layups by Joel Hernandez gave LIU Brooklyn a 74-73 lead, Dunn answered with a layup to regain the lead for good for the Terriers with 3:16 left to play. Milija Cosic and Jordan added baskets in a 6-0 run to push the Terriers’ lead to 79-74 with 2:11 left to play and Jordan and Dunn took care of business at the free-throw line to seal it.
Raiquan Clark led the Blackbirds with 24 points and 10 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season. Jashaun Agosto added 18 points, eight assists and four steals.