EMMITSBURG, Md. -- Rashad Whack scored 26 points and Mount St. Mary's upset LIU Brooklyn 83-71 Thursday night in Northeast Conference play.
The Mountaineers (13-13, 8-7), trailing 42-38 at halftime, outscored the Blackbirds (15-12, 10-5) 45-29 and avenged an earlier 86-72 loss at LIU Brooklyn.
The Blackbirds fell out of a first-place tie with Robert Morris in the NEC.
Whack hit 8 of 15 field goal attempts and 6 of 10 3-pointers. He went 4 for 4 at the foul line. The Mountaineers have won four consecutive games and six of their last seven.
Whack helped give Mount St. Mary's a big edge from 3-point range. The Mountaineers made 11 of 25 treys, while LIU Brooklyn was 3 of 10.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.