LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Keith Braxton recorded 19 points and 14 rebounds to carry St. Francis (Pa.) to a 72-64 win over Long Island-Brooklyn in the Northeast Conference Tourney semifinals on...
LIU-Brooklyn defeats Sacred Heart 92-84
NEW YORK (AP) — Ty Flowers and Raiquan Clark scored 24 points apiece as Long Island-Brooklyn defeated Sacred Heart 92-84 on Saturday.
Flowers shot 10 for 13 from the floor. He added five blocks. Clark also had seven rebounds for the Blackbirds.
Jashaun Agosto had 11 points and seven assists for Long Island-Brooklyn (12-14, 6-8 Northeast Conference). Julian Batts added 10 points.
Davis scores 18 to lead Wagner over LIU-Brooklyn 68-65
NEW YORK (AP) — Elijah Davis scored five of his 18 points in the final 2:04 as Wagner rallied to beat Long Island-Brooklyn 68-65 on Saturday.
Davis' 3-pointer tied it at 65 and he made a go-ahead layup with 1:31 to play.
AJ Sumbry had 14 points and nine rebounds for Wagner (11-12, 6-6 Northeast Conference). Nigel Jackson added 11 points and seven rebounds. Romone Saunders had eight rebounds and six assists.
Flowers leads LIU Brooklyn past Mt St Mary’s
NEW YORK (AP) — Sophomore Tyrn Flowers finished with 18 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals and LIU Brooklyn dominated the second half in a 77-62 victory over Mount St. Mary's on Thursday night.
Jashaun Agosto pitched in with 14 points and nine rebounds for the Blackbirds (11-12, 5-6 Northeast Conference). Reserve Raul Frias sank three of the Blackbirds' 11 3-pointers and scored 11. Raiquan Clark finished with 10 points and 12 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season.
Fairleigh Dickinson runs winning streak to 4
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Darnell Edge scored 20 points and Fairleigh Dickinson ran its winning streak to four with an 80-77 victory over LIU Brooklyn on Thursday.
Edge was 7-of-12 shooting with three 3-pointers for the Knights (10-11, 5-4 Northeast), whose last loss came at LIU, 79-77, on Jan. 19. The win snapped a three-game losing streak against the Blackbirds (10-11, 4-5). Those three losses were by a total of eight points.
Jordan, Celen lead St. Francis Brooklyn to 79-70 win
NEW YORK (AP) — Jalen Jordan scored 20 points and Deniz Celen 18 and St. Francis Brooklyn withstood an early second-half drought to beat borough rival LIU Brooklyn 79-70 on Monday for the Terriers' third straight win.
Jordan made four of the Terriers' 11 3-pointers, three in the first half when St. Francis (12-7, 4-2 Northeast) took a 50-31 halftime lead after shooting 59 percent and making 8 of 15 from the arc.
Clark, Agosto lead LIU Brooklyn past Robert Morris 80-73
NEW YORK (AP) — Raiquan Clark scored 24 points, Jashaun Agosto added 21 with nine assists and LIU Brooklyn beat Robert Morris 80-73 on Saturday.
Tyrn Flowers scored 16 points with eight rebounds and the trio of Blackbirds (8-8, 2-2 Northeast Conference) combined to shoot 22 of 32 from the field. LIU Brooklyn finished 29 of 50 from the field.
Braxton leads St. Francis (Pa.) past LIU-Brooklyn 74-67
NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Braxton had 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead St. Francis (Pa.) to a 74-67 win over LIU Brooklyn on Thursday night, ending the Red Flash's seven-game road losing streak.
Isaiah Blackmon had 17 points and seven rebounds for St. Francis (6-8, 2-1 Northeast Conference). Senior Jamaal King had 12 points and a career-high six steals and Mark Flagg added eight points and nine rebounds for the visiting team.
Batts, Clark combine for 39 as LIU Brooklyn tops Bryant
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Julian Batts scored 20 points and had four steals, Raiquan Clark added 19 points and blocked three shots as LIU Brooklyn pulled away from Byrant for a 79-70 win on Saturday.
The Blackbirds (7-7, 1-1 Northeast Conference) pushed a 67-65 lead to nine with a 12-6 run over the final 2:46.
Anosike, Sacred Heart slip past LIU Brooklyn 79-75
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — E.J. Anosike had 19 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute, and Koreem Ozier scored 16 to help Sacred Heart beat LIU Brooklyn 79-75 Thursday night in the Northeastern Conference opener for both teams.
Anosike, who came in shooting 23 percent (3 of 13) from 3-point range, hit 3 of 4 from behind the arc and 7 of 12 overall. The Pioneers (5-9) snapped a four-game skid.
Show’s 3 at the buzzer lifts Binghamton over LIU Brooklyn
NEW YORK (AP) — Chancellor Barnard had 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting and J.C. Show hit a 3-pointer as time expired as Binghamton beat LIU Brooklyn 68-67 on Friday at the Barclays Center to snap a four-game skid.
Show shot just 4 of 13 from the field but finished with 15 points and three steals. Everson Davis scored 13 and Sam Sessoms had 11 points and six assists for Binghamton (4-9).
Clark leads 2nd-half charge in LIU Brooklyn’s win in Belfast
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Raiquan Clark scored 27 points, including 20 in the second half, as LIU Brooklyn beat Albany 80-77 in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic on Thursday.
The Blackbirds (4-3) will take on Marist in the Samson Bracket championship game Friday, while Albany (2-5) will play Dartmouth.
Jashaun Agosto added 17 points, Julian Batts 14 and Ty Flowers 10 with nine rebounds for the Blackbirds.
Clark beats buzzer for 89-87 LIU Brooklyn win over Fairfield
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Raiquan Clark scored 33 points on 14-of-22 shooting and hit the game-winning jumper with 1.3 seconds left to lift LIU Brooklyn over Fairfield 89-87 on Tuesday night.
Agosto sinks 2 late FTs, LIU Brooklyn edges Brown 83-81
NEW YORK (AP) — Jashaun Agosto sank two free throws with one second left and LIU Brooklyn nipped past Brown 83-81 Friday night in a game in which the Blackbirds had led by 15 and trailed by 11.
Brandon Anderson, who scored 17points, put Brown ahead 75-64 with 5:47 remaining, but Julian Batts turned a Tamenang Choh shot block into a 3-pointer that began the LIU Brooklyn rally. Agosto then stole the ball from Choh and Batts added a 3-point play on the other end.
NEW YORK (AP) — Raiquan Clark scored 28 points, Joel Hernandez added 25 and Jashaun Agosto made both free throws in his only trip to the line with 3.6 seconds on the clock and LIU Brooklyn won a bruising semifinal 78-77 over Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday to advance to the Northeast Conference Tournament Championship game.
The No. 4-seed Blackbirds (17-16), making their first championship appearance since 2013, will play at top-seeded Wagner (23-8) on Tuesday.
Wagner clinches NEC title with 78-74 win over LIU Brooklyn
NEW YORK (AP) — JoJo Cooper scored 18 points with six assists, Nigel Jackson added 15 points, and Wagner beat LIU Brooklyn 78-74 on Saturday to clinch the Northeastern Conference regular season championship and win their 14th straight at home.
It's the Seahawks' (20-7, 13-3) second regular season title in the past three years, and third in program history.
Blake Francis scored 11 points and Romone Saunders 10 for Wagner, which led 38-36 at halftime behind Jackson's 11 points
Robert Morris tops LIU Brooklyn 96-82
NEW YORK (AP) — Dachon Burke scored 29 points, Matty McConnell added 23 — both career highs — and the pair combined for seven 3-pointers as Robert Morris beat LIU Brooklyn 96-82 on Saturday to snap a four-game slide.
The 96 points are the most scored in eight years under Andrew Toole.
Charles Bain added 14 points for Robert Morris (14-13, 8-6 Northeast Conference) and Koby Thomas 11. The Colonials shoot 59.6 percent (31 for 52) from the floor, making 10 of 15 from beyond the arc.
Hernandez, Batts power LIU Brooklyn over Bryant 84-71
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Senior Joel Hernandez poured in a career-high 32 points and sophomore Julian Batts added a career-best 27 to power LIU Brooklyn to an 84-71 victory over Bryant on Saturday.
LIU Brooklyn beats Central Connecticut State 94-89 in OT
NEW YORK (AP) — Raiquan Clark had 30 points, Joel Hernandez scored five of his 18 points in overtime and LIU Brooklyn beat Central Connecticut State 94-89 on Saturday.
The Blackbirds outscored CCSU 12-7 in the extra period, with Hernandez making a 3-pointer and two free throws in the final 44 seconds as they closed on a 7-0 run.
LIU Brooklyn (10-13, 5-5 Northeast Conference) rebounded from back-to-back losses while CCSU (12-11, 5-5) had its four-game win streak snapped.
Jeannette grad Batts just misses triple-double in victory for LIU-Brooklyn
Long Island sophomore guard Julian Batts (Jeannette) nearly had a triple-double on Thursday.
Batts scored 17 points, had nine assists and added eight rebounds as LIU-Brooklyn defeated Bryant, 83-79, in a Northeast Conference men's basketball game.
Batts hit go-ahead free throws to begin an 8-0 run for an 83-77 lead.
LIU Brooklyn beats Bryant 83-79 behind Hernandez, Clark
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Hernandez scored five of his 22 points in the final 2:16 and LIU Brooklyn rallied late to beat Bryant 83-79 on Thursday night to win its third straight.
Batts’s layup lifts LIU Brooklyn to 69-67 win over Wagner
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Hernandez had 18 points and seven rebounds and Julian Batts made a layup with 1.8 seconds left to help LIU Brooklyn beat Wagner 69-67 on Saturday.
Batts made 3 of 4 from 3-point range and finished with 13 points, and Raiquan Clark and Zach Coleman scored 11 apiece, for LIU Brooklyn (8-11, 3-3 Northeast Conference).
Zach Coleman hit a 3-pointer that gave the Blackbirds a 54-53 lead with eight minutes to go and they never again trailed.
LIU Brooklyn holds off Fairleigh Dickinson 90-85
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Joel Hernandez scored 22 points, Raiquan Clark had 21 points and 10 rebounds and LIU Brooklyn beat Fairleigh Dickinson 90-85 on Thursday night.
Jahlil Jenkins made a 3-pointer and converted a 3-point play for a 6-1 spurt to pull Fairleigh Dickinson to 83-81 with 1:33 remaining. Clark scored five of LIU Brooklyn's (7-11, 2-3 Northeast Conference) last seven points to seal it.
The Blackbirds were 27 for 39 from the free-throw line, including 24-of-36 shooting in the second half.
King, Wolford lift St. Francis (PA) past LIU Brooklyn, 85-68
LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Jamal King and Andre Wolford combined to score 43 points and fueled a fast start to the second half that carried St. Francis to a double-digit lead it never relinquished in beating LIU Brooklyn, 85-68 in a Northeast Conference contest Thursday night.
Wolford drilled a 3-pointer and converted a three-point play and King hit back-to-back jumpers to spark a 12-0 run that erased a two-point halftime deficit and gave the Red Flash a 10-point lead.
Hernandez, Clark lead LIU Brooklyn past Mt. St. Mary’s 71-57
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Hernandez scored 21 points and Raiquan Clark got his second double-double of the season to lead LIU Brooklyn past Mount St. Mary's 71-57 on Sunday.
Clark finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds and Julian Batts sank 4 of 5 from long range to add 13 points for LIU Brooklyn, which shot 56 percent from the field, including 11 for 21 from 3-point range. Hernandez was 7 of 14 from the field, sank 5 of 6 from the free throw line and dished out five assists.
Ndiaye has double-double in Peacocks’ 71-56 victory
NEW YORK (AP) — Mamadou Ndiaye scored a career-high 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Saint Peter's defeated LIU Brooklyn 71-56 on Sunday at the Barclays Center.
Mamadou was 6-of-8 shooting, including 3 of 6 from the arc. Davauhnte Turner scored 19 points and Quinn Taylor was 5 of 6 for 15 points with nine rebounds. The Peacocks (5-5) shot 40 percent.
Fairfield tops LIU Brooklyn 76-72 to end three-game slide
NEW YORK (AP) — Jerome Segura scored 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting and handed out six assists to help Fairfield turn back LIU Brooklyn 76-72 on Sunday to snap a three-game skid.
Hernandez leads LIU Brooklyn over Hartford 79-78
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Hernandez scored a career-best 27 points, grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds, and made a free throw with a second left to give LIU Brooklyn a 79-78 victory over Hartford on Thursday night.
Jashaun Agosto's free throw gave LIU Brooklyn (3-6) a 78-75 lead before Hartford's Travis Weatherington tied it 78-78 with a 3-pointer with five seconds remaining. Hernandez made the first of three free-throw attempts to end it.
Lewis guides NJIT to first win over LIU Brooklyn, 73-69
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Abdul Lewis scored 23 points and grabbed 18 of NJIT's 32 rebounds and the Highlanders beat LIU Brooklyn for the first time, 73-69, on Tuesday night.
Lewis added four assists and Diandre Wilson chipped in with 16 points, five rebounds and four steals for the Highlanders (4-2), who were 0-4 against the Blackbirds (2-6) coming in.
NJIT has won three straight games and is off to the best start in school history.
Anderson scores 24, Brown beats LIU Brooklyn 94-86
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brandon Anderson scored 24 points and Brown defeated LIU Brooklyn 94-86 on Saturday.
Anderson was only 4-of-13 shooting but led a Brown parade to the free-throw line, as he made 14 of 16 and the team 31 of 41. LIU was 20 of 28 at the line with the teams combining for 59 fouls, and 43 turnovers.
Travis Fuller added 14 points and 11 rebounds and Obi Okolie scored 11 points for the Bears (3-2), who shot 56 percent even with a 3-of-16 showing from 3-point range.
LIU Brooklyn pours it on New Rochelle in 104-68 victory
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Hernandez scored 19 points with nine rebounds and Raiquan Clark had 17 points, six rebounds and five assists and LIU Brooklyn pulled away in the second half to beat Division III New Rochelle 104-68 Wednesday night.
Hernandez and Clark were among five Blackbirds players to score in double figures. LIU Brooklyn (1-2) led 51-39 at halftime before it went on a 16-4 run for a 67-43 lead on Julian Batts' 3-pointer.
St. Francis rallies in second half to beat LIU Brooklyn
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Nebo scored 19 points and St. Francis (Pa.) bounced back from a double-digit second-half deficit to beat LIU Brooklyn 80-78 on Saturday.
LIU Brooklyn led 41-34 at halftime and 57-46 with 14:11 left to play. Isaiah Blackmon drilled a 3-pointer to start the Red Flash comeback, which was completed when Andre Wolford hit a jumper for a 66-65 lead with 6:56 to go. St. Francis (11-12, 8-4 Northeast Conference) did not trail the rest of the way.
Central Connecticut State holds off LIU-Brooklyn 61-52
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Austin Nehls scored 17 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead Central Connecticut State to a 61-52 win over LIU Brooklyn on Saturday.
Mustafa Jones and Tyson Batiste added 10 points apiece for CCSU (4-17, 2-8 Northeastern Conference). Tidell Pierre collected eight rebounds and Eric Bowles had four steals.
CCSU took the lead for good with Tafari Whittingham's layup to make it 17-16 midway through the first half and stretched the advantage to 27-19 at the break.
Fleming, Frink lead LIU Brooklyn past St Francis (Pa) 83-70
LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Iverson Fleming scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half, Jerome Frink and Nura Zanna each had a double-double and LIU Brooklyn beat St. Francis 83-70 on Saturday.
Frink made 10 of 16 from the field and finished with 21 points and 11 rebounds while Zanna scored 10 a grabbed 13 boards. Raiquan Clark had 10 points and seven rebounds — six offensive — all career highs.
LIU Brooklyn’s late comeback tops Northeastern, 78-74
BOSTON (AP) — Julian Batts and Jerome Frink hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give LIU Brooklyn the lead with 1:29 left and the Blackbirds held on to take a 78-74 win over Northeastern in the Steve Wright Classic at Boston University Saturday.
It was the first meeting between the teams since 1988-89.