Kotorovai, Johnson lead LIU past Hartford
NEW YORK (AP)—Eugene Kotorovai and Kyle Johnson each scored 20 points to lead LIU to an 86-62 victory over Hartford on Saturday.
Tyrone Madison added 17 points for the Blackbirds (4-2), who had a 36-26 lead at the half.
Joe Zeglinski topped the Hawks (4-5) with 13 points. Warren McLendon added 11.
Brian Glowiak’s 3-pointer pulled Hartford to 28-24 at 3:50 of the first half. LIU then used an 8-2 run, with Johnson closing it out on a 3-pointer, for a 10-point lead at intermission.
After McLendon opened the second half with a layup, the Blackbirds hit three consecutive 3-pointers, two by Kotorovai, to surge ahead 45-30.