Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 45

(4-6, 1-0 NEC)

Penn State 66

(7-3, 7-1 home)

    7:30 PM ET, December 13, 2006

    Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    LIU 29 1645
    PSU 28 3866

    Top Performers

    LIU Brooklyn: A. Scott 8 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast

    Penn State: G. Claxton 21 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast

    Penn State 66, Long Island 45

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Geary Claxton had 21 points and 13 rebounds to lead Penn State to a 66-45 victory over Long Island on Wednesday night.

    Trailing by a point at halftime, Penn State (7-3) opened the second half with a 13-2 run, stretching its lead to 41-31 and never looking back.

    Danny Morrissey started in the Penn State backcourt in place of Ben Luber, who was on crutches after injuring his left ankle in practice on Tuesday. Morrissey finished with 10 points, and David Jackson, who moved to Luber's point guard position, scored 12.

    Kellen Allen led the Blackbirds (4-6) with 12 points on 6-of-9 shooting. James Williams scored eight points, failing to reach double figures for the first time this season. Aubin Scott added eight points and nine rebounds.

    Long Island scored 18 of its 29 first-half points in the paint, while the Nittany Lions managed just two points inside and shot 30 percent.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIU
    PSU
    Points 45 66
    FG Made-Attempted 18-46 (.391) 23-55 (.418)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 8-22 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-9 (.444) 12-16 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 21

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