JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Desi Washington scored 28 points on 9-of-15 shooting from the field to lead St. Peter's to an 80-67 victory over LIU Brooklyn on Wednesday night.
The Blackbirds played without leading scorer Julian Boyd, who tore his ACL in the victory against Rice on Dec. 12. He will miss the rest of the season. Boyd, who averaged 18.4 points and 6.1 rebounds per game, was the reigning Northeast Conference player of the year.
The Peacocks shot 54.7 percent from the floor (29 of 53) to score their most points this season.
Florida guard Brandone Francis-Ramirez has decided to leave the team after two seasons.
Oklahoma basketball coach Lon Kruger has hired Carlin Hartman as an assistant.
Authorities say former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon and other crimes.