LIU Brooklyn rallies to beat Quinnipiac 99-89

NEW YORK (AP) Julian Boyd had 25 points and 10 rebounds and C.J. Garner added a season-high 25 points as LIU Brooklyn rallied to beat Quinnipiac 99-89 Saturday for the Blackbirds' seventh straight win and 16th in their last 17.

Jason Brickman had 10 points and a career-high 16 assists while Michael Culpo chipped in 17 points for LIU, which won its 24th straight at home while hosting its final regular-season game.

The Northeast Conference-leading Blackbirds (21-7, 15-1), who trailed by eight at the 10:13 mark, tied it at 36 and led 47-43 at halftime,

After Ike Azotam's jumper made it 49-47, LIU used an 11-2 run to pull away.

Azotam had 22 points, Zaid Hearst 19 and Ousmane Drame 16 points and 10 rebounds for Quinnipiac, which posted its highest point total of the season.

The Bobcats (15-12, 8-8), who lost their second straight, also fell to LIU 79-75 on Jan. 7.