Scores

Final

St Francis (PA) 80

(4-11, 2-2 NEC)

LIU Brooklyn 89

(6-9, 4-0 NEC)

    4:30 PM ET, January 9, 2010

    Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, Brooklyn, New York

    1 2 T
    SFU 33 4780
    LIU 39 5089

    Top Performers

    St. Francis U: D. Sweetney 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Wisseh 28 Pts, 4 Reb, 9 Ast

    Long Island U. 89, St. Francis, Pa. 80

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Jaytornah Wisseh scored 28 points as Long Island University defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 89-80 on Saturday to remain unbeaten in the Northeast Conference.

    Kyle Johnson added 20 points and David Hicks had 13 for the Blackbirds (6-9, 4-0), who are off to their best conference start since opening 5-0 in 1996-97 when they played in the NCAA tournament.

    After a close first half with six ties, Hicks hit a 3-pointer with 6:19 to play to give the Blackbirds their largest lead at 70-57. St. Francis could get no closer than six points the rest of the way.

    The Blackbirds shot 58 percent (29-for-50) for the game and were 14-for-21 (66.7 percent) in the second half. Wisseh made 8 of 12 field goals and was 11 of 14 from the free throw line.

    Sorena Orandi led the Red Flash (4-11, 2-2) with 20 points. Devin Sweetney added 17 points and Cedric Latimer had 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SFU
    LIU
    Points 80 89
    FG Made-Attempted 30-56 (.536) 29-50 (.580)
    3P Made-Attempted 13-25 (.520) 11-20 (.550)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-10 (.700) 20-28 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 11

    2009-10 Season

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