Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 62

(9-13, 7-4 NEC)

St Francis (NY) 53

(9-13, 6-5 NEC)

    7:30 PM ET, February 4, 2010

    Peter Aquilone Court, Brooklyn, New York

    1 2 T
    LIU 34 2862
    SFNY 23 3053

    Top Performers

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Wisseh 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast

    St. Francis (NY): A. Bennett 9 Pts, 11 Reb, 6 Ast

    Long Island U. 62, St. Francis, NY 53

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Jaytornah Wisseh scored 21 points and Long Island University defeated St. Francis (N.Y.) 62-53 on Thursday night.

    The Blackbirds (9-13, 7-4 Northeast Conference) snapped a two-game skid while the Terriers (9-13, 6-5) have lost three in a row.

    David Hicks added 16 points for Long Island U., going 4-for-4 from 3-point range.

    The Blackbirds shot 38.8 percent (19-for-49) from the field and 39.3 percent (11-for-28) from beyond the arc.

    Ricky Cadell led St. Francis with 13 points and Akeem Johnson scored 10.

    Long Island U. led 34-23 at halftime and increased its lead to 18 with 13:17 to go.

    The Terriers drew within 52-46 with 4:48 left. St. Francis cut the deficit to five twice, the last time with 1:04 left, but Long Island U. was 8-for-8 from the free throw line in the last 59 seconds.

    The teams will play again Saturday in the annual "Battle of Brooklyn."

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    ESPNNewYork.com 

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIU
    SFNY
    Points 62 53
    FG Made-Attempted 19-49 (.388) 20-58 (.345)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-28 (.393) 6-26 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-20 (.650) 7-15 (.467)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 0

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Feb 4, 2010 LIU 62, @SFNY 53Recap
    Feb 6, 2010 SFNY 88, @LIU 84Recap