Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 78

(4-8, 1-5 away)

Sam Houston 82

(8-4, 3-0 home)

5:00 PM ET, December 28, 2013

William R. Johnson Coliseum, Nacogdoches, Texas

1 2 T
LIU 38 4078
SHSU 37 4582

Top Performers

LIU Brooklyn: J. Brickman 26 Pts, 3 Reb, 13 Ast, 3 Stl

Sam Houston State: K. Ransom 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

Sam Houston State defeats LIU Brooklyn 82-78

Associated Press

NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Kaheem Ransom scored 20 points as Sam Houston State defeated LIU Brooklyn 82-78 Saturday night.

Jabari Peters and Nathaniel Masson each had 16 points for the Bearkats (8-4). James Thomas scored 11.

LIU Brooklyn went on a 15-5 run to start the game and led 38-37 at halftime.

Trailing by six with seven minutes left to play, the Bearkats mounted a 15-5 run of their own to take a 69-65 lead. Ransom and Peters combined for a total of six free throws in the final 40 seconds to keep the Bearkats on top for the win.

Jason Brickman led the Blackbirds (4-8) with 26 points and 13 assists, sinking 11 of 11 free throws and 3 of 3 from 3-point range.

The Blackbirds went 65 percent from the field, 69 percent from 3-point territory and 78 percent from the line but were plagued by 28 turnovers during the contest.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LIU
SHSU
Points 78 82
FG Made-Attempted 24-38 (.632) 26-54 (.481)
3P Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 12-25 (.480)
FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 18-24 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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Research Notes

LIU-Brooklyn's Jason Brickman had 26 points and 13 assists in Saturday's 82-78 loss to Sam Houston State. Brickman joins Chaz Williams of UMass as the only Division I players to reach those thresholds in a game this season (Williams had 32 and 15 against BYU on Dec. 7).

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