NEW YORK (AP) Joel Hernandez scored 26 points for his 18th game this season with 20-plus, Raiquan Clark added 20 points and LIU Brooklyn beat Sacred Heart 88-77 on Saturday.
Hernandez, a senior, scored 15 of his points in the second half to help keep the Blackbirds' hopes of a home tournament game alive. He was one of three seniors, along with Jamall Robinson and Zach Coleman, playing their final regular-season home game.
Jashaun Agosto chipped in 17 points for LIU Brooklyn (15-16, 10-8 Northeast Conference). Coleman had eight points and 10 boards, and Robinson scored seven.