Scores

Final OT

Sacred Heart 91

(13-15, 7-8 NEC)

LIU Brooklyn 103

(20-7, 14-1 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 16, 2012

    Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, Brooklyn, New York

    1 2 OT T
    SHU 37 44 1091
    LIU 40 41 22103

    Top Performers

    Sacred Heart: S. Gibson 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 5 Stl

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Olasewere 27 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    LIU 103, Sacred Heart 91

    Associated Press

    BROOKVILLE, N.Y. -- Jamal Olasewere tallied 27 points and 11 rebounds and Michael Culpo hit six 3-pointers en route to 20 points as LIU Brooklyn beat Sacred Heart 103-91 on Thursday night.

    The Blackbirds (20-7, 14-1) led 79-73 with just 35 seconds left to play after Jason Brickman converted one of two free throws.

    But Louis Montes made a layup and Shane Gibson sank two deep treys while LIU went just 2 of 4 from the free-throw line in the final 30 seconds to send the game into overtime.

    The Blackbirds dominated overtime, scoring the first 10 points and converting 12 of 15 free throws during the period.

    C.J. Garner, who finished with 17, made six free throws in overtime and his jumper with 36 seconds left gave LIU a 103-89 lead.

    Gibson led Sacred Heart (13-15, 7-8) with 24 and Justin Swidowski chipped in with 23.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SHU
    LIU
    Points 91 103
    FG Made-Attempted 37-70 (.529) 33-60 (.550)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 8-22 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-11 (1.000) 29-39 (.744)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 12

    2011-12 Season

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