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.
Burke scored 13 of Robert Morris’ first 28 points and he finished 11 of 16 from the field.
Joel Hernandez scored 23 points for LIU Brooklyn (13-14, 8-6). Julian Batts made four 3-pointers and scored 18 points and Raiquan Clark had 16 points and seven rebounds.
The teams combined for 69 field-goal attempts, making 46.