Braxton leads St. Francis (Pa.) past LIU-Brooklyn 74-67
NEW YORK (AP) Keith Braxton had 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead St. Francis (Pa.) to a 74-67 win over LIU Brooklyn on Thursday night, ending the Red Flash's seven-game road losing streak.
Isaiah Blackmon had 17 points and seven rebounds for St. Francis (6-8, 2-1 Northeast Conference). Senior Jamaal King had 12 points and a career-high six steals and Mark Flagg added eight points and nine rebounds for the visiting team.
Flowers made a layup that pulled the Blackbirds within five points with 3:53 to play but they went scoreless from there until a 3-pointer by Batts made it 73-67 with 20 seconds left.
St. Francis (Pa.) plays St. Francis (NY) (9-6, 1-1) on the road on Thursday. LIU Brooklyn plays Robert Morris (7-8, 2-0) at home on Saturday.
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Updated January 10, 2019