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