LIU Brooklyn pounds Fairleigh Dickinson 92-67

The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jamal Olasewere had 20 points and seven rebounds as LIU Brooklyn pulled away in the second half for a 92-67 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson, vaulting the Blackbirds into a tie for first in the Northeast Conference.

C.J. Garner scored 15 points, Booker Hucks had 14, and Jason Brickman had nine assists for the Blackbirds (15-11, 10-4), who have won four straight and 10 of 11.

LIU Brooklyn tied Robert Morris for the conference lead when Bryant lost to Wagner.

Mathias Seilund scored 17 points, Kinu Rochford had 12 and Yves Jules 10 for the Knights (7-20, 2-12), losers of 11 straight.

The Blackbirds' 17-5 surge in the second half gave them a 65-45 advantage.

LIU Brooklyn shot 32 of 63 from the field, Fairleigh Dickinson 21 of 61.

The Blackbirds pulled out a 79-75 win in overtime at Fairleigh Dickinson on Jan. 17. LIU Brooklyn leads 48-47 in the series.

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