NEW YORK -- Jamal Olasewere scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Long Island University to its eighth consecutive victory, 77-62 over Mount St. Mary's on Thursday night.
The win was LIU's second of the season against the Mountaineers (4-14, 2-5), whom they defeated 85-76 Dec. 3 in Emmitsburg, Md.
LIU led 39-24 at the half and stretched that to 22 points, 72-50, on a free throw by Olasewere with 4:41 remaining. That point gave the junior forward 1,000 points in his career.
The Blackbirds scored 24 points off 19 Mount St. Mary's turnovers while allowing 12 points off 13 of theirs.