Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 80

(14-11, 9-4 NEC)

Monmouth 66

(9-17, 4-9 NEC)

7:00 PM ET, February 14, 2013

Multipurpose Activity Center, West Long Branch, New Jersey

1 2 T
LIU 35 4580
MONM 38 2866

Top Performers

LIU Brooklyn: C. Garner 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

Monmouth: E. Waite 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Stl, 3 Blk

LIU Brooklyn 80, Monmouth (NJ) 66

Associated Press

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Jamal Olasewere scored 16 of his 23 points in the second half to help LIU Brooklyn rally to defeat Monmouth 80-66 in a Northeast Conference game Thursday night.

C.J. Garner added 20 points for the Blackbirds (14-11, 9-4), who trailed 52-50 with 11:24 remaining but took control with a 19-2 run to lead 69-54 with 4:35 left.

They locked the game down by making 11 of 12 free throws the rest of the way. LIU Brooklyn was 21 of 28 from the line in the second half; the Hawks (9-17, 4-9) were 8 of 16.

Ed Waite scored 24 points and Stephen Spinella had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Monmouth, which led 38-35 at halftime.

Jason Brickman had nine assists for the Blackbirds, who won for the ninth time in 10 games. Olasewere moved into fifth on their career scoring list with 1,707, passing Jaytornah Wisseh (2006-10).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LIU
MONM
Points 80 66
FG Made-Attempted 25-49 (.510) 27-67 (.403)
3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 2-19 (.105)
FT Made-Attempted 24-33 (.727) 10-18 (.556)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 6

2012-13 Season

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