Scores

Final

Sacred Heart 68

(9-19, 7-10 NEC)

LIU Brooklyn 70

(16-13, 11-6 NEC)

7:00 PM ET, February 28, 2013

Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, Brooklyn, New York

1 2 T
SHU 33 3568
LIU 38 3270

Top Performers

Sacred Heart: S. Gibson 25 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

LIU Brooklyn: J. Olasewere 16 Pts, 13 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

LIU Brooklyn 70, Sacred Heart 68

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Jamal Olasewere scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half, including a go-ahead jumper with 11 seconds remaining, as LIU Brooklyn defeated Sacred Heart 70-68 Thursday night in a Northeast Conference game.

After a Sacred Heart turnover with 5 seconds left, the Pioneers fouled C.J. Garner, who made two free throws to give the Blackbirds (16-13, 11-6) a 70-67 lead.

Phil Gaetano missed the second of two free throws for the Pioneers (9-19, 7-10) with 1 second left, and LIU Brooklyn controlled the rebound.

E.J. Reed scored 18 points and Garner 15 for LIU Brooklyn, which is tied for second in the conference with Wagner, Bryant and Quinnipiac. Jason Brickman had 12 assists and Olasewere grabbed 13 rebounds to pass Luther Green (1966-69) for fourth on the school's all-time list. He has 915.

Shane Gibson scored 25 points for the Pioneers (9-19, 7-10), and Gaetano had 11 assists.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SHU
LIU
Points 68 70
FG Made-Attempted 24-51 (.471) 26-61 (.426)
3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 7-19 (.368)
FT Made-Attempted 11-16 (.688) 11-20 (.550)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 7

2012-13 Season

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