Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 70, Long Island U. 76
NEW YORK (AP)—Julian Boyd had 18 points to lead five Long Island University players in double figures and the Blackbirds beat Mount St. Mary’s 76-70 on Thursday night.
Kyle Johnson added 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Blackbirds (11-11, 7-4 Northeast Conference), while Jaytornah Wisseh had 15 points, David Hicks 13 and Lucas Faggam 10.
Sam Atupem had 14 points for the Mountaineers (13-10, 8-4), while Kelly Beidler added 13, Jean Cajou 12 and Jeremy Goode 11.
Will Holland hit a jumper with 11:11 to play to break the game’s final tie and the Blackbirds led the rest of the way. The Mountaineers got as close as 58-56 on a jumper by Markus Mitchell with 6:49 to go.