Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 71

(12-10, 4-7 NEC)

St Francis (PA) 61

(5-17, 3-8 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 7, 2008

    DeGol Arena, Loretto, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    LIU 45 2671
    SFU 22 3961

    Top Performers

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Wisseh 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    St. Francis U: C. Berry 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Long Island U. 71, St. Francis, Pa. 61

    Associated Press

    LORETTO, Pa. (AP) -- Kellen Allen scored 19 points as Long Island University built up a 25-point second-half lead and then held off a St. Francis, Pa. comeback for a 71-61 win Thursday.

    Jaytornah Wisseh had 18 points and David Hicks added 12 for Long Island (12-10, 4-7 Northeast Conference), who led 47-22 with 19:45 to go.

    Bassirou Dieng scored 16 points for St. Francis (5-17, 3-8), which stormed back and close within 61-59 with 2:41 remaining.

    Wisseh drove for a key bucket that helped the Blackbirds pull away and later hit two free throws to make it 65-59. Long Island then sank eight consecutive foul shots down the stretch to seal the win.

    Chris Berry contributed 12 points for St. Francis and Devin Sweetney added 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIU
    SFU
    Points 71 61
    FG Made-Attempted 23-50 (.460) 22-50 (.440)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-19 (.211) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-22 (.955) 12-16 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 23 0

    2007-08 Season

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