Scores

Final

Monmouth 86

(3-16, 1-5 NEC)

LIU Brooklyn 106

(12-6, 6-0 NEC)

    4:30 PM ET, January 14, 2012

    Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, Brooklyn, New York

    1 2 T
    MONM 37 4986
    LIU 43 63106

    Top Performers

    Monmouth: M. Myers Keitt 27 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    LIU Brooklyn: J. Boyd 28 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    LIU 106, Monmouth (NJ) 86

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Julian Boyd scored 28 points and Long Island University shot 72.8 percent in the second half to defeat Monmouth (N.J.) 106-86 on Saturday for the Blackbirds' seventh straight win.

    LIU (12-6, 6-0 Northeast Conference) posted its highest point total of the season, making 24 of 33 field goals in the second half to break open a six-point game at halftime.

    The Blackbirds shot 63.9 percent from the field overall (39 of 61) and made 25 of 30 free throws.

    LIU led 41-22 with 3:57 left in the first half, then the Hawks (3-16, 1-5) used a 15-2 run to close to 43-37.

    After Monmouth cut the deficit to four to open the second half, LIU launched a 12-3 run to pull away.

    Jamal Olasewere added 19 points for the Blackbirds and C.J. Garner, Michael Culpo and Kenny Onyechi had 14 apiece.

    Mike Myers Keitt's 27 points led the Hawks.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONM
    LIU
    Points 86 106
    FG Made-Attempted 34-70 (.486) 39-61 (.639)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 3-14 (.214)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 25-30 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

    2011-12 Season

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