Scores

Final

Manhattan 71

(6-5, 1-1 MAAC)

LIU Brooklyn 61

(4-6, 2-0 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 19, 2009

    Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, Brooklyn, New York

    1 2 T
    MAN 36 3571
    LIU 27 3461

    Top Performers

    Manhattan: A. Gabriel 13 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Wisseh 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

    Manhattan 71, Long Island U. 61

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Darryl Crawford scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Manhattan beat Long Island for the fourth time in a row, 71-61 on Saturday night.

    Rico Pickett and Andrew Gabriel each scored 13 points for the Jaspers (6-5), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Patrick Bouli added 12 points. The Jaspers had lost three of their last four games.

    A layup by Pickett with 12:49 remaining gave the Jaspers their biggest lead of the game at 54-36. The shot capped a 13-3 run. The Blackbirds (4-6) could get no closer than nine points the rest of the game.

    The Jaspers held their fourth straight opponent to less than 40 percent shooting from the field. The Blackbirds, who had a four-game home winning streak snapped, shot 38.2 percent (21-for-55).

    Jaytornah Wisseh had a game-high 23 points with seven assists for the Blackbirds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MAN
    LIU
    Points 71 61
    FG Made-Attempted 23-59 (.390) 21-55 (.382)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 4-19 (.211)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-28 (.714) 15-23 (.652)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 5

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