Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 61

(4-6, 1-1 NEC)

Manhattan 65

(7-3, 1-1 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 22, 2008

    Draddy Gymnasium, Riverdale, New York

    1 2 T
    LIU 25 3661
    MAN 28 3765

    Top Performers

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Wisseh 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 9 Ast, 1 Stl

    Manhattan: C. Smith 20 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Manhattan 65, Long Island U. 61

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Chris Smith scored all 20 of his points in the second half, including five 3-pointers, and Manhattan defeated Long Island University 65-61 on Monday night.

    Devon Austin added 12 points and Darryl Crawford had 10 for the Jaspers (7-3), who have won four of their last five games.

    David Hicks scored 16 points and Jaytornah Wisseh added 14 for the visiting Blackbirds (4-6).

    Manhattan finished 9-of-20 from 3-point range while LIU was 3-of-13.

    Hicks' basket capped a 10-2 run that gave the Blackbirds a 35-34 lead with 14:45 remaining.

    Smith then scored eight points in a 10-0 run as Manhattan went ahead 44-40 with 11:40 to go.

    There were six lead changes and three ties after that, with the game last tied at 58 on two free throws by Crawford with 4:03 left.

    The Jaspers went ahead to stay at 60-58 on a layup by Smith with 3:47 to go.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIU
    MAN
    Points 61 65
    FG Made-Attempted 25-61 (.410) 23-56 (.411)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 9-20 (.450)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-10 (.800) 10-19 (.526)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 4

    2008-09 Season

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