Long Island knocks off Navy 83-72
NEW YORK (AP)—David Hicks scored 18 points and had a career-high 10 rebounds as Long Island defeated Navy 83-72 on Saturday night.
Kyle Johnson added 16 points, Jaytornah Wisseh scored 14 and Kenny Onyechi finished with 13 points for Long Island (1-2), which never trailed.
Wisseh entered averaging 26 points a game.
The Blackbirds led 39-36 at halftime, but extended their lead to 13 points with 12:12 left in the game. Navy (1-3), which was 10 of 32 from the field (31.3 percent) in the second half, didn’t score from the field in the final 3:17.
Chris Harris, who was 9-for-9 from the free-throw line, led Navy with 17 points. Jordan Sugars added 14 points and Mark Veazey chipped in with 12 points.
Jamal Olasewere added seven rebounds for Long Island, which outrebounded Navy 46-34.