Scores

Final

St. Peter's 71

(1-3, 0-2 away)

LIU Brooklyn 77

(2-2, 2-0 home)

    7:30 PM ET, November 24, 2009

    Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, Brooklyn, New York

    1 2 T
    SPU 30 4171
    LIU 36 4177

    Top Performers

    Saint Peter's: J. Belin 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Blk

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Wisseh 28 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Long Island U. 77, St. Peter's 71

    Associated Press

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Jaytornah Wisseh scored 28 points and Long Island held off St. Peters 77-71 on Tuesday night.

    Wisseh shot 9-for-12 from the floor and 9-for-9 from the free-throw line for the Blackbirds (2-2). Kyle Johnson and Michael Culpo each finished with 11 points, while Jamal Olasewere added 10.

    St. Peters' Brandon Hall hit a jumper with 6:31 left in the second half to tie the game at 58-58. Long Island reclaimed the lead after scoring six straight points, highlighted by Kenny Onyechi's three-point play.

    The Peacocks (1-3) cut the score to 72-69 with 15 seconds remaining after a three-point play by Jeron Berlin, who led St. Peters with 22 points. But Wisseh made four free throws and got a steal down the stretch to secure the win for Long Island.

    Ryan Bacon scored 15 points for the Peacocks. Nick Leon had 13 points and Wesley Jenkins added 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SPU
    LIU
    Points 71 77
    FG Made-Attempted 27-60 (.450) 24-48 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-19 (.579) 24-38 (.632)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 6

    2009-10 Season

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