ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Kyle Johnson had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead Long Island over Navy 96-86 on Thursday night.
Five players scored in double figures for the Blackbirds (9-4) as Kenny Onyechi had 15, David Hicks 14, Jason Brickman 13 and Julian Boyd 10.READ MORE: Message In A Bottle From Ocean City Reaches Irish Couple, Sparks Friendship
Long Island shot 54.8 percent from the field in the first half (17 of 31) and led 52-38 at the break.
The Blackbirds trailed 15-13 before outscoring the Midshipmen 15-3 over the next 4:18, and led by no fewer than six the rest of the way. Johnson’s free throw, which put Long Island up 28-18 with 9:02 left in the first half, capped the run.READ MORE: A Universal Vaccine Could Be The Future Of The Coronavirus Fight
J.J. Avila led the Midshipmen (4-10) with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Jordan Sugars added 21 points and Brennan Wyatt had 11 for Navy, which lost its fourth straight.
Navy’s first-half total marked the first time in eight halves it scored more than 34 in a 20-minute period.MORE NEWS: Winter Storm Expected To Be 'Coast Hugger,' But I-95 Corridor Will See Snow
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