Scores

Final

LIU Brooklyn 81

(12-11, 7-4 NEC)

Cent Conn St 75

(10-12, 6-5 NEC)

7:00 PM ET, February 7, 2013

William H. Detrick Gymnasium, New Britain, Connecticut

1 2 T
LIU 32 4981
CCSU 30 4575

Top Performers

LIU Brooklyn: J. Olasewere 25 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Central Connecticut State: M. Hunter 25 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 3 Blk

LIU Brooklyn 81, CCSU 75

Associated Press

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Jamal Olasewere scored 25 points with 14 rebounds as LIU Brooklyn pulled away from Central Connecticut State 81-75 Thursday night in Northeast Conference action.

Olasewere had 15 points and 10 rebounds in the first half to secure his eighth double-double of the season.

Coming off a 60-57 loss to Robert Morris that snapped their six-game winning streak, the Blackbirds (12-11, 7-4), scored the first eight points. After CCSU pulled ahead 15-13, the game stayed close and LIU Brooklyn led 32-30 at halftime.

Tied at 51 with 12:38 left, the Blackbirds surged ahead on an 11-3 run.

C.J. Garner scored 17 points, Brandon Thompson 14 and E.J. Reed 10 for LIU Brooklyn. Jason Brickman had 12 assists.

Matt Hunter had 25 points and 11 boards and conference scoring leader Kyle Vinales (21.6 points per game) contributed 13 points on 5-of-18 shooting for CCSU (10-12, 6-5), whose three-game winning streak ended.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LIU
CCSU
Points 81 75
FG Made-Attempted 34-71 (.479) 29-72 (.403)
3P Made-Attempted 9-28 (.321) 9-25 (.360)
FT Made-Attempted 4-8 (.500) 8-14 (.571)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 4

2012-13 Season

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