Ben Millaud-Meunier had 13 points and Ronnie Drinnon 12 and 10 rebounds for the Red Flash (7-6, 3-1 Northeast Conference), who made 15 of 18 free throws in the second half and had five players in double figures.
Brown's layup capped a six-point surge for a 60-53 lead with 4:20 left. Nura Zanna's 3-point play cut it to three but Basil Thompson scored four straight points for the Red Flash that made it 64-58 at 2:48.
The Blackbirds came up empty on a three-shot possession and had another miss before Jerome Frink's jumper with 46 seconds cut the lead to 64-62. But from there the Red Flash made eight consecutive free throws to secure the win.