Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 78

(9-10, 4-3 NEC)

St Francis (NY) 68

(8-10, 4-3 NEC)

7:00 PM ET, January 24, 2013

Peter Aquilone Court, Brooklyn, New York

1 2 T
LIU 21 5778
SFNY 33 3568

Top Performers

LIU Brooklyn: C. Garner 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast

St. Francis (NY): J. Cannon 21 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Stl

LIU Brooklyn 78, St. Francis (NY) 68

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- C.J. Garner scored 22 points and Jamal Olasewere added 20 as LIU Brooklyn shot 75 percent in the second half to rally past St. Francis Brooklyn 78-68 Thursday night.

The Blackbirds (9-10, 4-3 Northeast Conference) made 18 of 24 shots in the second half, when they came back from a 33-21 deficit to defeat the Terriers (8-10, 4-3) for the fifth straight time.

Garner scored 17 second-half points, including 10 during a 22-6 run that gave LIU Brooklyn a 62-50 advantage with 4:36 remaining.

Brandon Thompson had 14 points for the Blackbirds, who have won four consecutive games. Olasewere had 11 rebounds and Jason Brickman had 11 assists.

Jalen Cannon had 21 points and 10 rebounds for St. Francis.

The series between the two schools, situated slightly over a mile apart, has been billed as the "Battle of Brooklyn" since the 1975-76 season.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LIU
SFNY
Points 78 68
FG Made-Attempted 25-52 (.481) 24-62 (.387)
3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 7-25 (.280)
FT Made-Attempted 20-26 (.769) 13-18 (.722)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 12

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 24, 2013 LIU 78, @SFNY 68Recap
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