Sacred Heart pulls away from LIU Brooklyn 84-73
Gaetano had 15 points and 10 assists, Barnett had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Tevin Falzon added 16 points for the Pioneers (15-16, 9-9 Northeast Conference). Four different players combined to go 8 of 8 from the foul line in the last 90 as Sacred Heart made 16 of 22 free throws in the second half.
Broome hit a 3-pointer to give him 11 first-half points and Sacred Heart, which shot 50 percent, held a 41-39 lead at the break.
Brooklyn scored the first eight points of the second but Sacred Heart scored the next six. The Blackbirds were up 57-54 when Falzon had the last four in a 9-0 run for a 63-57 lead with 4:50 left.