Scores

Final

Army 68

(1-2, 0-2 away)

LIU Brooklyn 78

(1-1, 1-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 20, 2008

    Schwartz Athletic Center, Brooklyn, New York

    1 2 T
    ARMY 34 3468
    LIU 37 4178

    Top Performers

    Army: M. Nelson 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    LIU Brooklyn: K. Johnson 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Long Island U. 78, Army 68

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Kyle Johnson made five 3-pointers and matched a career high with 23 points, leading Long Island University to a 78-68 victory over Army on Thursday night.

    David Hicks and Jaytornah Wisseh each added 14 points for the Blackbirds (1-1). LIU was 15-of-27 (56 percent) from 3-point range, overcoming 20 turnovers that led to 27 Army points.

    Army (1-2) erased a 17-point deficit to grab a 50-48 lead on Julian Simmons' 3 with 11:01 left, but Wisseh tied it to kick off a 10-2 run. The Blackbirds later ran off eight straight points to seize control for good.

    Josh Miller scored 15 points for the Black Knights.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ARMY
    LIU
    Points 68 78
    FG Made-Attempted 29-63 (.460) 27-53 (.509)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 15-27 (.556)
    FT Made-Attempted 3-4 (.750) 9-12 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 17

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