Scores

Final OT

Cent Conn St 86

(10-18, 6-9 NEC)

LIU Brooklyn 82

(9-19, 4-11 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 27, 2014

    Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, Brooklyn, New York

    1 2 OT T
    CCSU 37 36 1386
    LIU 31 42 982

    Top Performers

    Central Connecticut St: F. Drakeford 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

    Liu Brooklyn: G. Martin 31 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl

    Drakeford, CCSU top LIU Brooklyn 86-82 in OT

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Faronte Drakeford scored 25 points and Central Connecticut State went 7 of 7 from the free throw line in overtime as the Blue Devils beat LIU Brooklyn 86-82 Thursday night, securing a spot in the Northeast Conference tournament.

    Brandon Peel finished with a career-high 18 points and pulled down eight rebounds for CCSU (10-18, 6-9 Northeast Conference).

    E.J. Reed's layup with 1:01 left in overtime gave LIU Brooklyn (9-19, 4-11) an 80-79 lead but Drakeford completed a three-point play 32 seconds later and the Blue Devils never trailed again.

    Malcolm McMillan and Matt Mobley each made a pair of free throws in the final 11 seconds to seal the win.

    Kyle Vinales hit a deep 3-pointer as time expired in regulation to send the game into overtime.

    LIU Brooklyn's Gerrell Martin scored a career-high 31 points and Brickman finished with 12 points and 10 assists.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CCSU
    LIU
    Points 86 82
    FG Made-Attempted 31-64 (.484) 30-75 (.400)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 9-24 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-18 (1.000) 13-18 (.722)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 18, 2014 LIU 62, @CCSU 61Recap
    » Feb 27, 2014 CCSU 86, @LIU 82Recap

    Research Notes

    Jason Brickman of LIU Brooklyn needs 14 assists to become the 4th player in D-I history with 1,000 career assists. The Black Birds host Central Connecticut State tonight (7 ET).
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