Braxton leads St. Francis (Pa.) past LIU-Brooklyn 74-67

NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Braxton had 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead St. Francis (Pa.) to a 74-67 win over LIU Brooklyn on Thursday night, ending the Red Flash’s seven-game road losing streak.

Isaiah Blackmon had 17 points and seven rebounds for St. Francis (6-8, 2-1 Northeast Conference). Senior Jamaal King had 12 points and a career-high six steals and Mark Flagg added eight points and nine rebounds for the visiting team.

Raiquan Clark had 29 points on 12-of-16 shooting and seven rebounds for the Blackbirds (7-8, 1-2). Julian Batts added 13 points and Tyrn Flowers had 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Flowers made a layup that pulled the Blackbirds within five points with 3:53 to play but they went scoreless from there until a 3-pointer by Batts made it 73-67 with 20 seconds left.

St. Francis (Pa.) plays St. Francis (NY) (9-6, 1-1) on the road on Thursday. LIU Brooklyn plays Robert Morris (7-8, 2-0) at home on Saturday.