EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Julian Boyd had 15 points, 11 rebounds and led six Long Island players in double figures in an 84-64 win over Mount St. Mary’s (Md.) on Saturday night.
Jamal Olasewere added 13 points and 10 rebounds and David Hicks also had 13 points for the Blackbirds (22-5, 14-2 Northeast Conference), who won their eighth straight. Michael Culpo scored 11 points for Long Island and Kyle Johnson and Jason Brickman had 10 points each.READ MORE: Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Through Saturday; Blizzard Warning Issued For 3 Eastern Shore Counties
The Blackbirds outrebounded Mount St. Mary’s 51-31, grabbing 24 on the offensive glass leading to 24 second-chance points.
Long Island led 44-24 at the half, before the Mountaineers (10-19, 8-8) opened the second half on a 10-3 run to make it 47-34.READ MORE: 1 Man Killed, 2 Wounded In Trio Of Baltimore Shootings, Police Say
The Blackbirds, however, answered with seven straight points to pull away.
Shawn Atupem led Mount St. Mary’s with a career-high 23 points.
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