Nebo leads St. Francis (Pa) over St. Francis Brooklyn, 78-61
NEW YORK (AP) Josh Nebo scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and St. Francis (Pa.) rolled to a 78-61 victory over St. Francis Brooklyn on Thursday night for its third straight win.
Nebo was 8 of 13 from the field and had five dunks. Isaiah Blackmon added 18 points for St. Francis (10-12, 7-4 Northeast Conference), which shot 47.4 percent (27 of 57) from the floor. Keith Braxton had 13 points and 13 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season.
Gianni Ford had 10 points to lead St. Francis Brooklyn (4-20, 2-9).
The Red Flash had a 10-point lead about seven minutes in and built a 36-26 halftime lead. The Red Flash opened the second half on a 14-3 run, capped by Nebo’s dunk, for a 50-29 lead with 15:41 to play.