EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) BK Ashe scored 16 points and Gregory Graves had 14 to lead a balanced attack and Mount St. Mary's opened Northeast Conference play with a 79-61 win over Long Island Brooklyn on Saturday.
Ashe had 10 points in the first half when the Mountaineers (4-10) opened a 38-23 lead. Graves scored all of his points in the second half. Chris Wray, Elijah Long and Junior Robinson had 13 points apiece.
Mount St. Mary's used a 21-4 run in the first half to take control. Five of the baskets were 3s and Ashe had 10 points in the run that made it 35-19.
A 3-point play from Graves made it 57-36 at 12:21 of the second half.