Scores

Final

Norfolk State 72

(5-3, 0-3 away)

LIU Brooklyn 74

(2-4, 2-1 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 1, 2013

    Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, Brooklyn, New York

    1 2 T
    NORF 36 3672
    LIU 34 4074

    Top Performers

    Norfolk State: M. Hawkins 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Brickman 10 Pts, 3 Reb, 14 Ast, 1 Stl

    LIU Brooklyn rallies for 74-72 win over Norfolk St

    Associated Press

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Gerrell Martin scored 16 points, including the game-winning layup in the final seconds, to lift LIU Brooklyn to a 74-72 comeback victory over Norfolk State on Sunday.

    The Blackbirds (2-4) trailed by six points with barely two minutes remaining in the game, but tied it up at 72 with an 8-2 run sparked by a pair of E.J. Reed free throws followed immediately by a 3-pointer by Troy Joseph. In the final seconds, LIU Brooklyn blocked a Norfolk State jumper, got the rebound and shoveled the ball to Martin for the win.

    Jason Brickman, who scored 10 points for the Blackbirds, finished with a season-high 14 assists, including the setup that won the game.

    The Spartans (5-3) kept the game close and took a 36-34 advantage into the break but couldn't stop the LIU Brooklyn rally. Malcolm Hawkins led Norfolk State with 21 points and seven rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    LIU
    Points 72 74
    FG Made-Attempted 29-62 (.468) 26-55 (.473)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 12-25 (.480)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-9 (.778) 10-16 (.625)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 11 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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