Clark beats buzzer for 89-87 LIU Brooklyn win over Fairfield
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Raiquan Clark scored 33 points on 14-of-22 shooting and hit the game-winning jumper with 1.3 seconds left to lift LIU Brooklyn over Fairfield 89-87 on Tuesday night.
Trailing 47-43 at halftime, Fairfield rallied to an 85-83 lead on Jonathan Kasibabu’s 3-point play with 1:46 left. Julian Batts made 1 of 2 free throws and Clark hit a 3 with 37 seconds left for an 87-85 Blackbirds lead. Neftali Alvarez tied it with a layup with 24 seconds left, but Clark hit his jumper on the next possession for the win.
Tyrn Flowers hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 23 points, Raul Frias added 13 points and Jashaun Agosto 12 for LIU Brooklyn (3-0). The Blackbirds hit 13 of 25 3-pointers and shot 51.7 percent from the field to Fairfield’s 50.8 percent.
Jesus Cruz scored 17 points, Matija Minn had 16, Landon Taliaferro 15 and Taj Benning and Neftali Alvarez 12 apiece for the Stags (1-2).