Fleming, Frink lead LIU Brooklyn past St Francis (Pa) 83-70
LORETTO, Pa. (AP) Iverson Fleming scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half, Jerome Frink and Nura Zanna each had a double-double and LIU Brooklyn beat St. Francis 83-70 on Saturday.
Frink made 10 of 16 from the field and finished with 21 points and 11 rebounds while Zanna scored 10 a grabbed 13 boards. Raiquan Clark had 10 points and seven rebounds – six offensive – all career highs.
Fleming and Frink scored four points apiece during an 11-4 spurt that gave LIU Brooklyn (10-7, 3-1 Northeast Conference) a 52-50 lead when Julian Batts hit a 3 with 13:13 left.
Zanna converted a 3-point play to cap an 11-2 run that gave the Blackbirds a 66-56 lead six minutes later and St. Francis trailed by at least seven the rest of the way.
Isaiah Blackmon led the Red Flash (5-10, 2-2) with 19 points.
LIU Brooklyn shot 54.5 percent in the second half and finished with 25 second-chance points off 17 offensive rebounds.