LIU Brooklyn overtakes St. Francis Brooklyn 78-68
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.
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.
Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press
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