Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 97

(4-4, 1-3 away)

Rice 70

(2-6, 2-2 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 12, 2012

    Tudor Fieldhouse, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    LIU 51 4697
    RICE 45 2570

    Top Performers

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Olasewere 26 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Rice: T. Jackson 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast

    LIU Brooklyn 97, Rice 70

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- Jamal Olasewere scored 26 points, leading four players in double figures, to help LIU-Brooklyn beat Rice 97-70 on Wednesday night.

    Olasewere, who was 8 of 12 from the field, had eight rebounds. C.J. Garner scored 16 points, and Brandon Thompson had 14, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range. Julian Boyd added 13 points. Jason Brickman had nine assists.

    Rice led by a point at the 14:14 mark, but E.J. Reed scored on a layup, giving LIU Brooklyn a 14-13 lead. Rice would come within a point, but would not regain the lead. The Blackbirds (4-4) led 51-45 at halftime. The Blackbirds shot 64.8 percent from the field for the game, while Rice shot 50 percent.

    Tamir Jackson scored 26 points for Rice (2-6). Julian DeBose added 18 points and had seven rebounds. Austin Ramljak had six assists.

    LIU-Brooklyn has won four consecutive games. Rice entered the game after an 11-day break for final exams.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIU
    RICE
    Points 97 70
    FG Made-Attempted 35-54 (.648) 29-58 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-19 (.526) 6-20 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-23 (.739) 6-15 (.400)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 27 3

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