Wisseh scores 13 points in LIU’s 67-62 victory over St. Peter’s

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NEW YORK (AP)—Jaytornah Wisseh scored 13 points and LIU extended its winning streak to five with a 67-62 victory over St. Peter’s on Thursday night.

Eugene Kotorobai added 11 points for the Blackbirds (9-3).

Wesley Jenkins scored 21 for the Peacocks (3-7), who lost their fifth straight. Todd Sowell was next with 16 points.

After Nick Leon hit a jumper to get the Peacocks even at 10:05 of the second half, the Blackbirds used an eight-point run to go up 56-48. The spurt was highlighted by a pair of 3-pointers by Kotorobai and Kyle Johnson.

St. Peter’s got within 64-62 on a jumper by Sowell with 1:05 left, but Wisseh made two of LIU’s final three free throws to seal the victory.

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9 Rebs, 1 Assists
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6 Rebs, 0 Assists

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