LIU 106, Monmouth (NJ) 86
NEW YORK (AP)
LIU (12-6, 6-0 Northeast Conference) posted its highest point total of the season, making 24 of 33 field goals in the second half to break open a six-point game at halftime.
The Blackbirds shot 63.9 percent from the field overall (39 of 61) and made 25 of 30 free throws.
LIU led 41-22 with 3:57 left in the first half, then the Hawks (3-16, 1-5) used a 15-2 run to close to 43-37.
After Monmouth cut the deficit to four to open the second half, LIU launched a 12-3 run to pull away.
Mike Myers Keitt's 27 points led the Hawks.