NEW YORK (AP) Joseph Chartouny drove for a layup and Mandell Thomas, who finished with 28 points, followed with a 3-point jumper to start the extra period as Fordham held on to beat LIU Brooklyn in overtime 89-84 on Tuesday night.
Jon Severe was 10 of 15 from the floor for 26 points. Chartouny added 16 while grabbing 10 rebounds for Fordham (7-1), which has won seven straight. The last time Fordham opened a season at 7-1 was 1971-72.
LIU Brooklyn's Jerome Frink, who finished with 30 points, nailed a 3-pointer with 21 seconds left in regulation to tie at 72 and force overtime.
Chartouny and Thomas got the Rams rolling and they never trailed in the extra period.