BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Mathias Seilund scored a career-high 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting and Matt MacDonald scored 19 as Fairleigh Dickinson broke an 11-game losing streak against LIU Brooklyn with an 89-67 victory on Thursday night.
The Knights (6-11, 2-1 Northeast) hadn't defeated the Blackbirds (5-11, 0-3) since Jan. 20, 2007.
Mustafaa Jones added 13 points and Jayde Dawson 11 for the Knights, who also received a career-high 13 assists from Sidney Sanders Jr, whose game total is the second-best in program history. The Knights hit 13 of 30 3-point attempts for 43.3 percent. FDU scored 20 points off turnovers while committing a program-low four of their own.
FDU led from 9:29 of the first half, building its biggest lead of 27 points, 76-49, with 8 minutes left.
NCAA champion Villanova will play Notre Dame and Pittsburgh faces Penn State in the inaugural Never Forget Tribute Classic at Prudential Center on Dec. 10.
Florida guard Brandone Francis-Ramirez has decided to leave the team after two seasons.
Oklahoma basketball coach Lon Kruger has hired Carlin Hartman as an assistant.