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 beats Sacred Heart 71-62 in NEC tourney
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Raiquan Clark had 21 points as Long Island-Brooklyn topped Sacred Heart 71-62 in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference Tournament on Wednesday night.
Sacred Heart faces LIU Brooklyn in quarters
No. 6 seed Long Island-Brooklyn (15-15, 9-9) vs. No. 3 seed Sacred Heart (15-16, 11-7)
Northeast Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, William Pitt Center - West Gym, Fairfield, Connecticut;...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jashaun Agosto had a career-high 28 points as Long Island-Brooklyn defeated Bryant 81-65 on Saturday, ending the regular season with three straight wins.
LIU Brooklyn looks to extend streak vs Bryant
Bryant (10-18, 7-10) vs. Long Island-Brooklyn (14-15, 8-9)
Steinberg Wellness Center, Brooklyn, New York; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Long Island-Brooklyn looks for its sixth...
LIU Brooklyn looks for home win vs CCSU
Central Connecticut (11-18, 5-11) vs. Long Island-Brooklyn (13-15, 7-9)
Steinberg Wellness Center, Brooklyn, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
Flowers lifts LIU Brooklyn past St. Francis (Pa.) 69-66
LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Ty Flowers recorded 17 points and 12 rebounds to lift LIU Brooklyn to a 69-66 win over St. Francis (Pa.) on Saturday.
Flowers went 1 of 2 at the free-throw line with 10.9...
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.
Saunders sparks rally as Wagner tops LIU Brooklyn 71-59
NEW YORK (AP) — Romone Saunders scored 17 points, grabbed seven rebounds and added five assists and five steals as Wagner defeated LIU Brooklyn 71-59 on Saturday.
Trailing by eight early in the second half, Wagner (10-11, 5-5 Northeast Conference), caught up at 41-41 thanks to an 11-3 surge and three Saunders steals. One steal led to a fastbreak layup by Saunders and cut the gap to 41-39, the next led to a Jonathan Norfleet jumper and the tie.
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.
LUI Brooklyn cruises past Central Connecticut 84-71
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Raiquan Clark finished with 21 points, six rebounds and three steals and reserve Raul Frias contributed 19 points, seven rebounds and four steals to propel LIU Brooklyn to an 84-71 victory over Central Connecticut on Saturday.
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.
LIU-Brooklyn rallies late to edge Fairleigh Dickinson 79-77
NEW YORK (AP) — Raiquan Clark scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Long Island-Brooklyn rallied in the second half to edge Fairleigh Dickinson 79-77 on Saturday.
Clark was 7 of 16 from the field for the Blackbirds (9-8, 3-2 Northeast Conference). Ty Flowers added 18 points, Raul Frias had 13 points and Eral Penn had 12 points with nine rebounds.
LIU-Brooklyn had a 40-25 rebounding advantage over Fairleigh Dickinson.
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.
LIU Brooklyn rallies to beat Fordham 60-57
NEW YORK (AP) — Raiquan Clark scored 23 points and LIU Brooklyn used a late rally to get past Fordham for a 60-57 win in the final nonconference game for both teams on Sunday night.
The Blackbirds (6-6) took their first lead of the game since scoring the opening basket when Clark's pair of free throws made it 58-57 with 1:07 left in the second half.
Clark added a pair of free throws with 4.7 seconds left and the Rams' Antwon Portley missed a 3-point attempt at the buzzer.
Yeboah scores 24 to lead Stony Brook past LIU Brooklyn 83-79
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Akwasi Yeboah scored 24 points and his 3-pointer with 54 seconds left helped send Stony Brook to an 83-79 win over LIU Brooklyn on Wednesday night.
LIU Brooklyn's Raiquan Clark missed a layup with 27 seconds left and was fouled on his put-back attempt. But he missed the free throw, and Jordan McKenzie made a pair of free throws and the Seawolves led 81-77 with 22 seconds to go.
Frias leads LIU Brooklyn in 74-58 defeat of Saint Peter’s
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Raul Frias scored a career-high 21 points, shooting 7 for 9 from behind the 3-point arc, Raiquan Clark added 16 points with a career-high 15 rebounds plus two steals and two blocks and LIU Brooklyn broke away after halftime to defeat Saint Peter's 74-58 on Saturday.
The Blackbirds (5-4), who had lost four of their previous five games, battled with Saint Peter's through seven lead changes in a first half that ended 34-34.
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.
Cooks leads with 22 points, NJIT beats LIU Brooklyn 77-70
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (AP) — Zach Cooks scored 22 points with five rebounds, three assists and three steals as NJIT beat LIU Brooklyn 77-70 on Saturday.
Cooks was 6 of 11 from the field and 8 of 10 from the line for the Highlanders (5-1). San Antonio Brinson added 15 points and seven rebounds, Diandre Wilson scored 13 points with four rebounds and Abdul Lewis had 12 points and eight rebounds.
The Highlanders capped a 12-6 start with a Cooks jumper and stretched their lead to 43-30 at the break.
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) — LIU Brooklyn's two best players raised their game. Wagner couldn't buy a basket. And the Blackbirds are NCAA Tournament-bound after shocking their New York City rival.
Joel Hernandez had 32 points and seven rebounds, Raiquan Clark had 20 points and eight rebounds and LIU Brooklyn beat Wagner 71-61 on Tuesday night to win the Northeast Conference Tournament title and earn its first NCAA Tournament bid in five years.
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.
LIU Brooklyn beats St. Francis (Brooklyn) 73-50
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Hernandez scored 26 points as No. 4 seed LIU Brooklyn rolled to a 73-50 victory over fifth-seeded St. Francis (Brooklyn) on Wednesday night in a Northeast Conference quarterfinal.
LIU Brooklyn (16-16) will host a semifinal matchup Saturday against No. 6 seed Fairleigh Dickinson, which beat St. Francis (Pennsylvania) 84-75.
Hernandez was 9 of 17 from the floor and made three 3-pointers. Jashaun Agosto added 12 points and Raiquan Clark 10 for the Blackbirds.
Senior Hernandez scores 26, LIU Brooklyn beats Sacred Heart
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Hernandez scored 26 points for his 18th game this season with 20-plus, Raiquan Clark added 20 points and LIU Brooklyn beat Sacred Heart 88-77 on Saturday.
Hernandez, a senior, scored 15 of his points in the second half to help keep the Blackbirds' hopes of a home tournament game alive. He was one of three seniors, along with Jamall Robinson and Zach Coleman, playing their final regular-season home game.
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
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.
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, Agosto led LIU Brooklyn past St. Francis (PA)
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Hernandez scored 25 points and Jashaun Agosto had 19 points, on 7-of-12 shooting, and eight rebounds to help LIU Brooklyn beat St. Francis (PA) 83-67 on Thursday night for its fourth consecutive win.
Raiquan Clark had 12 points and 11 rebounds — his fifth double-double of the season — for LIU Brooklyn (13-13, 8-5 Northeast Conference).
Hernandez’ 30 leads LIU Brooklyn past Sacred Heart, 69-60
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Joel Hernandez turned a 3-point play and drilled a 3-pointer back-to-back to spark LIU Brooklyn to a 69-60 win over Sacred Heart in a Northeast Conference game Thursday night.
Alex Watson hit a pair of free throws to pull the Pioneers within two, 56-54 with 7:14 left, but Hernandez hit a jumper, drew the foul and added the free throw to make it 59-54, then hit from long range to make it an eight-point lead the Blackbirds extended to double digits down the stretch.
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.
Mount St. Mary’s holds off LIU Brooklyn 86-80
EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Junior Robinson scored 24 points, Jonah Antonio added 19 and Mount St. Mary's held off LIU Brooklyn 86-80 on Thursday night.
Greg Alexander added 19 points and Donald Carey had 13 for the Mountaineers (11-11, 5-4 Northeast Conference).
Joel Hernandez had a career-high 29 points for the Blackbirds (9-13, 4-5) and Raiquan Clark had 15 with 12 rebounds.
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.
McDonnell helps Robert Morris pull away late for 4th NEC win
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matty McDonnell had nine of his 15 points in the final minutes as Robert Morris had a late run to beat LIU Brooklyn 88-79 on Saturday afternoon and remain undefeated in Northeast Conference play.
The Colonials had lost three straight prior to entering conference action.
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.
Holloway’s 29 leads Fairleigh Dickinson past LIU Brooklyn
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Holloway Jr. scored a career-high 27 points with nine rebounds and Fairleigh Dickinson ended a six-game losing streak by opening Northeast Conference play on Friday with an 82-71 win over LIU Brooklyn.
Darnell Edged added 19 points, Noah Morgan 13 and Darian Anderson 11 for the Knights (4-8), who closed the first half with a 10-2 run to lead 39-36 at the break.
Hernandez, Clark lead LIU Brooklyn past Binghamton 74-66
VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Joel Hernandez scored 25 points and Raiquan Clark 23 and LIU Brooklyn defeated Binghamton 74-66 on Friday night.
Hernandez was 10 of 16 from the floor, leading LIU in scoring for the sixth straight game, and had eight rebounds and four assists. Clark made all six of his field-goal attempts and 11 of 15 free throws. The Blackbirds (5-8) shot 56.5 percent and won their first road game this season in six tries.
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.
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.
UMass Lowell never trails, beats LIU Brooklyn 74-66
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Jahad Thomas scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half to lead UMass Lowell over LIU Brooklyn 74-66 on Wednesday.
Thomas finished 9 of 19 from the floor. Ryan Jones had 13 points and 10 rebounds, and Rinardo Perry added 13 points for UMass Lowell (4-1).
Raiquan Clark scored 21 points to lead LIU Brooklyn (2-4). Joel Hernandez had 18 points and Zach Coleman had nine points and 15 rebounds.
Clark, Agosto help LIU Brooklyn hold off Hartford 86-84
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Raiquan Clark and Jashaun Agosto combined for 40 points and 14-for-24 shooting as LIU Brooklyn held off a late-charge to defeat Hartford 86-84 in the Jamaica Classic tournament on Saturday.