NEW YORK -- Jamal Olasewere had 20 points and seven rebounds as LIU Brooklyn pulled away in the second half for a 92-67 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson, vaulting the Blackbirds into a tie for first in the Northeast Conference.
LIU Brooklyn tied Robert Morris for the conference lead when Bryant lost to Wagner.
The Blackbirds' 17-5 surge in the second half gave them a 65-45 advantage.
LIU Brooklyn shot 32 of 63 from the field, Fairleigh Dickinson 21 of 61.
The Blackbirds pulled out a 79-75 win in overtime at Fairleigh Dickinson on Jan. 17. LIU Brooklyn leads 48-47 in the series.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.