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NEW YORK (AP) – Raiquan Clark scored 24 points, Jashaun Agosto added 21 with nine assists and LIU Brooklyn beat Robert Morris 80-73 on Saturday.
Tyrn Flowers scored 16 points with eight rebounds and the trio of Blackbirds (8-8, 2-2 Northeast Conference) combined to shoot 22 of 32 from the field. LIU Brooklyn finished 29 of 50 from the field.
Clark’s 3-point play with 13:57 remaining tied it at 50-all and both teams went scoreless for almost three minutes. Finally, Flowers and Julian Batts made back-to-back 3s, Agosto added a layup and the Blackbirds led the rest of the way.
Malik Petteway made a pair of free throws to reduce the Colonials’ margin to 63-58 with 6:12 left but they never got closer.
Josh Williams scored 20 for Robert Morris (8-9, 3-1). Charles Bain added 17 and Malik Petteway 10.
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