There are big games going on in Brooklyn this week. Check back here throughout the week as I’ll update this page with scores and highlights as the games happen.
St. Francis Women’s Basketball 56, Army 53: Three Terriers had 10 points each, Jayme Veney, who also had 10 rebounds, Eilidh Simpson and Sarah Benedetti.
ASA College Men’s Basketball 104, Army Prep 89: The Avengers had a nice lead at halftime and really pulled away nicely in the second half. Bishop Daniels led with 28 points and eight assists, and Mike McLeod had 23 points.
LIU Brooklyn Men’s Basketball 72, Indiana 73: The Blackbirds had a shot to win this with just five seconds on the clock, but Jason Brickman missed a layup and Indiana’s Devin Davis grabbed the rebound. Troy Joseph came off the bench to lead with 16 points. Brickman had a double-double, 11 points, 11 assists. E.J. Reed and Gilbert Parga each had 15 points as well.
New York Islanders 3, Nashville Predators 1: A good start to the week as they snapped their four game losing streak. John Tavares (8) started it with a powerplay goal in the first, Pierre-Marc Bouchard (4) followed and then Kyle Okposo (6) added one in the second. The Preds got just one past Kevin Poulin, who made 30 saves.
ASA College Women’s Basketball 99, Brookdale Community College 49
Sacramento Kings 107, Brooklyn Nets 86
LIU Brooklyn Women’s Basketball 48, Rider University 62: Rider opened up on a 10-0 run and never really looked back. The Blackbirds did cut the lead to just four points with 10 minutes left to play, but Rider beat them 21-11 down the stretch. Cleandra Roberts led with 16 points and 16 rebounds and Fanny Cavallo and Letava Whippy each had 10 points.
New York Islanders 2, Los Angeles Kings 3: Right back to losing for the Isles, who have now lost five out of their last six. This was a tough one too as they went into the third period with a 2-0 lead, but gave up three goals in the final frame. Casey Cizikas and Aaron Ness each scored their first of the year. Kevin Poulin made just 21 saves.
St. Francis Men’s Soccer 2, Central Connecticut State University 0: Kevin Correa scored both goals for the Terriers, one during the 60th minute and another during the 72nd, and Jack Binks made all six saves for the shutout. The win sends them to the NEC finals on Sunday.
Brooklyn College Women’s Basketball 67, Plymouth State University 40: The Bulldogs picked up a win in their first game of the season. Carissa Williams led with 17 points, Zoe Randolph had 15 and Nacirema Mann had 13.
Brooklyn Nets 100, Phoenix Suns 98
St. Francis Men’s Basketball 58, University of Dayton 78: The Terriers were out of this game early on. Jalen Cannon led with 14 points and eight rebounds, no other players had more than 10 points.
LIU Brooklyn Women’s Volleyball 3, Central Connecticut 0 (25-22, 25-11, 25-17): Annika Foit led with 18 kills, Vera Djuric had 35 assists and 11 digs and Jessica Rice led with seven blocks.
St. Francis Women’s Basketball 56, St. John’s University 66: The two teams were tied at halftime, but St. John’s ran away with it in the second half for an easy victory. Leah Fechko led with 15 points and eight rebounds, Sarah Benedetti had 10 points. The Terriers were dominated down low as they were outrebounded 39-31 and were outscored in the paint 26-12.
Brooklyn College Men’s Basketball 78, Amherst College 96: A rough start for the Bulldogs. Egzon Gjonbalaj led with 21 points and Jai Kellman and Jamel Gist each had 19. The team shot just 36.4 percent though and allowed 54 points in the paint.
Brooklyn College Women’s Basketball 42, Vassar College 75: The Bulldogs were blown out in the second half by a score of 43-17. Megan Campbell led with 10 points. Everyone else struggled to score as they shot just 32.1 percent.
St. Francis Women’s Volleyball 3, Bryant University 1
ASA College Women’s Basketball 97, Mohawk Valley Community College 40: A huge first half where they broke out for 60 points led to an easy victory for the Avengers. Brittany Jackson had 24 points and Colleene Smith had 20. Krystal Pearson had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
ASA Avengers Men’s Basketball 80, Mohawk Valley Community College 70: Bishop Daniels, who signed a National Letter of Intent to play with Rutgers next year, led the Avengers with 23 points, Mike McLeod had 21.
New York Islanders 5, Detroit Red Wings 4 (OT): A huge win, but the Isles lost goalie Evgeni Nabokov in the first period with a groin injury. We don’t know how long he’ll be out for, but it could be a month or more. John Taveres (9), Casey Cizikas (2), Brock Nelson (3), and Cal Clutterbuck (2) scored the goals in regulation. Frans Nielsen was the only one from either team to score in the shootout. Kevin Poulin played the majority of the game and made 19 of 22 saves for the win.
Brooklyn Nets 103, Los Angeles Clippers 110
High School Football
Bishop Ford 52, St. Joseph by-the-Sea 42
No. 1 Lincoln 39, No. 8 New Utrecht 8
No. 2 Erasmus Hall 34, No. 7 JFK 6
No. 6 Boys and Girls 12, No. 3 Tottenville 34
Xaverian 14, St. John the Baptist 51
St. Francis Men’s Soccer 3, Bryant 2 (OT): Kevin Correa scored twice and Andy Cormack once in overtime, all on free kicks, as the Terriers came from behind to beat Bryant to win the NEC finals. It’s their first NEC championship in 15 years. Jack Binks made five saves.
LIU Brooklyn Women’s Volleyball 3, Bryant University 0 (25-16, 25-11, 25-22): Cydni Asuncion had seven kills, Vera Djuric had 21 assists, Adriana Vinas Joy had 17 digs and Jorden Jackson had six blocks. The Blackbirds finished the year a perfect 14-0 in NEC play.
St. Francis Women’s Volleyball 0, Central Connecticut State University 3
High School Football
No. 1 South Shore 20, No. 6 Grady (Bowl) 17