LIU-Brooklyn controls Robert Morris in 65-54 victory
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Jerome Frink had 19 points and 11 rebounds and Nura Zanna added 12 points and 13 boards to lead LIU-Brooklyn past Robert Morris 65-54 on Thursday night.
Iverson Fleming scored 11 points and passed out five assists and Jashaun Agosto had 11 points for LIU-Brooklyn (9-7, 2-1 Northeast).
The Blackbirds led 33-28 at halftime then started the second half with a 7-0 run with a Zanna layup, a 3-pointer by Agosto and a layup by Fleming. With 11:18 remaining, Fleming made a 3 to make the score 47-33. LIU-Brooklyn led by double digits the rest of the way.
Aaron Tate's dunk with 3:02 before intermission gave the Colonials their last lead of the game. The Blackbirds had a 43-20 edge on the glass and went 13 for 13 from the foul line.
Dachon Burke led Robert Morris (5-11, 1-2) with 13 points, five rebounds and four steals and Braden Burke had 10 points.