NEW YORK -- Kenny Onyechi's layup with 1:48 to play gave Long Island University a 63-61 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference tournament.
The No. 4 seeded Blackbirds (14-16) led 60-51 with 6:12 left, before a 10-1 run by the No. 5 seeded Knights (11-20).
Terence Grier's layup tied it at 61-61 with 2:11 left, setting up Onyechi's shot.
Fairleigh Dickinson then went 0-for-7 the rest of the way.
The Blackbirds will face No. 1 seed Quinnipiac, a 84-75 winner over Monmouth, in the semifinals on March 7.
Alvin Mofunanya had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Knights.