Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 81

(10-14, 8-5 NEC)

Sacred Heart 75

(12-12, 5-8 NEC)

    7:45 PM ET, February 11, 2010

    William Pitt Center - West Gym, Fairfield, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    LIU 39 4281
    SHU 37 3875

    Top Performers

    LIU Brooklyn: K. Johnson 26 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Sacred Heart: L. Potter 10 Pts, 17 Reb, 5 Blk

    Long Island U. 81, Sacred Heart 75

    Associated Press

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Kyle Johnson tied a career high with 26 points and 10 rebounds to lead Long Island U. to an 81-75 victory over Sacred Heart on Thursday night.

    Jaytornah Wisseh added 15 points and six assists and the Blackbirds (10-14, 8-5 Northeast Conference) pulled away in the final 5 minutes to win for the second time in three games.

    Corey Hassan hit a free throw to give Sacred Heart (12-12, 5-8) a 64-62 lead, but Michael Culpo hit a 3-pointer with 5:04 remaining for a 65-64 advantage and Jamal Olasewere followed with a layup and a 67-64 lead with 4:37 to play.

    Long Island U. went 12-for-12 from the free throw line in the final 2:21 and was 24-for-34 from the line (70.6 percent).

    Chauncey Hardy scored 17 points and Stan Dulaire and Ryan Litke added 14 each for Sacred Heart, which has lost six straight games. Liam Potter had 10 points and 17 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIU
    SHU
    Points 81 75
    FG Made-Attempted 25-66 (.379) 30-62 (.484)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-21 (.333) 8-22 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-34 (.706) 7-17 (.412)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 2

    2009-10 Season

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