Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 64

(4-4, 2-0 NEC)

Iona 80

(5-4, 0-2 MAAC)

    7:30 PM ET, December 9, 2009

    Hynes Athletics Center, New Rochelle, New York

    1 2 T
    LIU 27 3764
    IONA 37 4380

    Top Performers

    LIU Brooklyn: D. Hicks 18 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Iona: K. Smyth 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Blk

    Iona 80, Long Island U. 64

    Associated Press

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Kyle Smith scored 18 points and Mike McFadden 16 as Iona ended a two-game losing streak with an 80-64 win over Long Island University on Wednesday night.

    The Gaels (5-4) used an 8-0 run early in the second half to build a 54-39 cushion.

    The Blackbirds (4-4), who never led, got within 62-53 with 7:14 remaining before Iona began a 13-3 run that included a pair of 3-pointers by Trinity Fields and five consecutive points by Scott Machado.

    Iona forced 21 turnovers and hit 11 3-pointers to overcome a 45-33 LIU advantage on the glass.

    David Hicks scored 18 points and Kenny Onyechi 17 to lead LIU, and Onyechi blocked four shots.

    The Blackbirds had a two-game winning streak ended.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIU
    IONA
    Points 64 80
    FG Made-Attempted 22-61 (.361) 26-53 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-24 (.250) 11-24 (.458)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-26 (.538) 17-25 (.680)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 16

    2009-10 Season

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