Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 83

(15-13, 7-10 NEC)

St Francis (NY) 68

(7-22, 4-14 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 28, 2008

    Peter Aquilone Court, Brooklyn, New York

    1 2 T
    LIU 26 5783
    SFNY 31 3768

    Top Performers

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Wisseh 31 Pts, 8 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    St. Francis (NY): M. Williams 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Long Island U. 83, St. Francis, NY 68

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Jaytornah Wisseh scored 31 points and LIU beat St. Francis, N.Y. 83-68 on Thursday night.

    Kyle Johnson had 17 points for the Blackbirds (15-13, 7-10 Northeast Conference), who trailed 31-26 at halftime. David Hicks added 12 points.

    Kayode Ayeni paced the Terriors (7-22, 4-14) with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Marcus Williams added 16 points. With the loss St. Francis was knocked out of contention for a conference tournament spot.

    LIU opened the second half on a 25-12 run to take a 51-43 lead with 11:09 remaining on a 3-pointer by Johnson.

    The Terriors closed to 55-51 on a layup by Ayeni at 7:49.

    The Blackbirds responded with a 20-5 run to put the game out of reach 75-56 with 2:49 left. Wisseh closed it out with a 3-pointer.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIU
    SFNY
    Points 83 68
    FG Made-Attempted 31-67 (.463) 28-69 (.406)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 3-23 (.130)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-28 (.571) 9-9 (1.000)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 7

    2007-08 Season

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