Brooklyn 101, LIU 74
NEW YORK (AP) _ Brenton Birmingham scored 27 points as Brooklyn College trounced Long Island University 101-74 on Monday night.
Dexter Gordon added 20 points for the Kingsmen (2-3) to become the school’s 13th 1,000-point scorer at 1,1001. Rafel Solis followed with 17 and Ryan Bickham had 10.
Roger Brooks of Brooklyn, who scored eight points, pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds.
Joe Griffin’s 21 points topped the Blackbirds (2-6), who trailed at halftime 54-32. Fabian Jack added 16.
Solis scored five of his points as the Kingsmen, leading 26-19, scored 11 straight points to take command, 37-19, with 6:20 left in the first half.
A 14-2 run, highlighted by Birmingham’s seven points, turned the game into a rout as Brooklyn built its advantage to 75-44 with 10:04 left.