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.
NCAA title game hero Kris Jenkins said he will withdraw his name from the NBA draft and return to Villanova for his senior season.
Andy Katz breaks down the likelihood of Villanova, Syracuse, North Carolina or Oklahoma making a run to the Final Four next season.
Florida State has announced that Xavier Rathan-Mayes will return to the court for his junior season. The 6-foot-4 guard declared for the NBA draft last month but did not hire an agent.