Brooklyn Games to Watch: Nov. 18 – Nov. 24

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.

Nov. 18

Brooklyn Nets 98, Portland Trail Blazers 108: Playing without Deron Williams or Brook Lopez, the Nets jumped out to an early 11-point lead and then completely disappeared. Shaun Livingston led with 23 points.

St. Francis College Men’s Basketball 50, Syracuse University 56: This was nearly a huge upset for the Terriers, but they couldn’t finish out the game. Jalen Cannon led with 16 points and eight rebounds and freshman Wayne Martin had 13 points.

Nov. 19

New York Islanders 2, Toronto Maple Leafs 5: The Isles have now lost six of their last eight games. Casey Cizikas (3) and Frans Nielsen (10) had goals, but Kevin Poulin allowed five goals and made just 17 saves.

Nov. 20

Brooklyn Nets 91, Charlotte Bobcats 95: Third quarters killed the Nets again as Deron Williams re-injured his ankle as Kemba Walker led the Bobcats with 31 points. Andray Blatche had 25 for the Nets.

LIU Brooklyn Women’s Basketball 58, NJIT 60: The Blackbirds (0-3) exchanged leads with NJIT six different times and never trailed by more than six in this loss. Cleandra Roberts led with 20 points and 11 rebounds.

Nov. 21

No Games

Nov. 22

Brooklyn Nets 81, Minnesota Timberwolves 111: Brook Lopez and Deron Williams are still out and the Nets continued to struggle in the third quarter. Andray Blatche led the Nets with 16 points on a day when they shot just 39.7 percent.

New York Islanders 3, Pittsburgh Penguins 4: The Isles battled back to tie the game at 3-3 thanks to a pair of goals by Thomas Vanek (7) in the second period, but Sidney Crosby won it with 1:16 left in the game to win. Colin McDonald (2) also scored. Kevin Poulin allowed all four goals on 34 shots.

LIU Brooklyn Men’s Basketball 64, UC Irvine 84: The Blackbirds fell in a hole in the first that they couldn’t get out of. Landon Atterberry led with 14 points and Gilbert Parga had 10. UC Irvine outrebounded them 44-29 and beat them in the paint 38-20.

LIU Brooklyn Women’s Basketball 50, Maine 66: The Blackbirds are still looking for their first win of the season. Cleandra Roberts had 18 points with eight rebounds, Sophie Bhasin had 10.

St. Francis College Men’s Soccer 0, Penn State 1: The Terriers’ great run ends here as they were shutout by Penn State. Eli Dennis had the game winning goal during the 36th minute.

Nov. 23

New York Islanders 2, Philadelphia Flyers 5: The Isles fell behind by three goals in the second, got within one, but the Flyers ran away with it in the third. John Tavares (10) and Eric Boulton (1) each scored. Kevin Poulin started and allowed three goals. Anders Nilsson came in and allowed a goal on 13 shots.

LIU Brooklyn Men’s Basketball 70, Eastern Washington 102: The third consecutive loss for the Blackbirds. Gerrell Martin led with 17 points and Gilbert Parga and D.J. Griggs each had 13.

LIU Brooklyn Women’s Volleyball 3, Robert Morris 0 (25-14, 25-13, 26-24): The Blackbirds take the first round of the NEC playoffs as Tamara Ignjic leads them with 16 kills, Vera Djuric has 46 assists, Adriana Vinas Joy has 15 and Jessica Rice led with four blocks.

St. Francis College Men’s Basketball 59, Coastal Carolina University 70: The Terriers cut the deficit to just two points early in the second half and they were down by just four with 14 minutes to go, but let the game get away with them after that. Jalen Cannon led with 11 points.

St. Francis College Women’s Basketball 77, University of Massachusetts Lowell 59: Eilidh Simpson led the Terriers with 24 points, Sarah Benedetti had 17 and Jaymee Veney had 14.

ASA College Men’s Basketball 102, Cecil College 80: The Avengers built up a 23 point lead by halftime and rode it out to a nice victory. Bishop Daniels led with 24 points, Mike McLeod had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Rickey Meekins also had 17.

No. 1 Lincoln High School Football 55, No. 4 Flushing 7: Lincoln just steamrolled Flushing on its way to Yankee Stadium. Antoine Holloman ran for 145 yards and three touchdowns, Javon Moore threw two TD passes and ran in another.

No. 2 Erasmus Hall High School Football 33, No. 3 Tottenville 41: Erasmus Hall took a 13-0 lead early on, but Tottenville exploited the Dutchmen’s pass defense to come from behind for the victory. Curtis Samuel injured his ankle and couldn’t play in most of the fourth quarter. It’ll be Lincoln vs Tottenville at Yankee Stadium on Dec. 10.

Nov. 24

Brooklyn Nets 97, Detroit Pistons 109: Still no Brook Lopez or Deron Williams and another loss for the Nets. Joe Johnson had a huge game shooting 12-for-18 with a career high eight threes and a season high 34 points, but it didn’t matter after another pathetic third quarter.

LIU Brooklyn Men’s Basketball 57, Boston University 72: The Blackbirds finished off a tough road trip with their fourth consecutive loss to Boston University.

LIU Brooklyn Women’s Volleyball 3, Central Connecticut 0 (25-12, 25-19, 25-14): The Blackbirds won their second NEC title in a row. Did the Blackbirds ever have a chance to lose this one? Annika Foit led with 18 kills, Vera Djuric had 41 assists, Adriana Vinas Joy had 17 digs and Nicole Okeke and Jessica Rice each had five blocks.

St. Francis College Men’s Basketball 68, Oakland/Louisiana 62: Tied at 62-62 with 56 seconds left, Jalen Cannon lifted the team with five points in the closing seconds as the Terriers finished on a 6-0 run. Cannon finished with 22, Brent Jones had 11 points and Sheldon Hagigal had 10.

ASA College Men’s Basketball 90, Kingsborough Community College 61: The Avengers (5-2) built up a 30 point lead by halftime and won by 29. Shaquille Thomas led with 16 points off the bench while Rickey Meekins and Bishop Daniels had 14 points each.

No. 1 South Shore High School Football 34, MSIT 12: The Vikings won back-to-back PSAL Bowl championships with a decisive win over McKee. Three touchdowns in the span of three minutes with Dupreme Robinson picking up two of those touchdowns.