Hernandez scores 23 in LIU Brooklyn’s win over Stony Brook
NEW YORK (AP) Joel Hernandez had 23 points and Jashaun Agosto scored four of his 10 points in the closing seconds to help LIU Brooklyn beat Stony Brook 75-51 on Monday night.
Raiquan Clark scored 20 points and Julius Van Sauers added 16 on 6-of-7 shooting for LIU Brooklyn (4-6).
Bryan Sekunda hit a 3-pointer to cap a 10-2 run and give Stony Brook (3-6) a 68-67 lead with three minutes left. Clark’s layup about a minute later gave LIU Brooklyn the lead for good and Agosto hit a 3 to make it 73-69 with 15 seconds remaining. Jaron Cornish’s layup pulled the Seawolves within two points, but Agosto made 1 of 2 free throws and, after a Stony Brook turnover, Hernandez added one more free throw to cap the scoring.
Cornish led the Seawolves with 15 points. Junior Saintel had 13 points and Sekunda scored 12.