Long Island routs Bryant 71-54

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP)—David Hicks and Jamal Olasewere each finished with 13 points to pace Long Island in a 71-54 win over Bryant on Saturday.

Hicks also grabbed seven rebounds and Olasewere recorded three steals for the Blackbirds (13-16, 11-7 Northeast Conference), who swept the season series against Bryant. Long Island defeated the Bulldogs 62-46 on Dec. 3.

Bryant (1-28, 1-17) finished the regular season with its sole win coming against Wagner, which the Bulldogs defeated 53-51 on Feb. 18.

Long Island held a 31-28 halftime lead, but shot 55.2 percent in the second half (16-for-29) to take control of the contest. The Blackbirds also outrebounded Bryant 42-32.

Long Island shot 48.1 percent from the field (26-for-54), while the Bulldogs shot 34.5 percent (20-for-58).

Bryant was paced by Raphael Jordan, who finished with 10 points.

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 Top Performers
 Long Island
David Hicks David Hicks
4-11,  13 Pts
7 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Bryant
Chris Birrell Chris Birrell
2-7,  5 Pts
4 Rebs, 5 Assists

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