Olasewere, LIU Brooklyn edge Sacred Heart 70-68Thursday, Feb 28, 2013
NEW YORK (AP)—Jamal Olasewere scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half, including a go-ahead jumper with 11 seconds remaining, as LIU Brooklyn defeated Sacred Heart 70-68 Thursday night in a Northeast Conference game.
After a Sacred Heart turnover with 5 seconds left, the Pioneers fouled C.J. Garner, who made two free throws to give the Blackbirds (16-13, 11-6) a 70-67 lead.
Phil Gaetano missed the second of two free throws for the Pioneers (9-19, 7-10) with 1 second left, and LIU Brooklyn controlled the rebound.
E.J. Reed scored 18 points and Garner 15 for LIU Brooklyn, which is tied for second in the conference with Wagner, Bryant and Quinnipiac. Jason Brickman had 12 assists and Olasewere grabbed 13 rebounds to pass Luther Green (1966-69) for fourth on the school’s all-time list. He has 915.
Shane Gibson scored 25 points for the Pioneers (9-19, 7-10), and Gaetano had 11 assists.