Agosto sinks 2 late FTs, LIU Brooklyn edges Brown 83-81

NEW YORK (AP) — Jashaun Agosto sank two free throws with one second left and LIU Brooklyn nipped past Brown 83-81 Friday night in a game in which the Blackbirds had led by 15 and trailed by 11.

Brandon Anderson, who scored 17points, put Brown ahead 75-64 with 5:47 remaining, but Julian Batts turned a Tamenang Choh shot block into a 3-pointer that began the LIU Brooklyn rally. Agosto then stole the ball from Choh and Batts added a 3-point play on the other end.

Batts finished with 26 points — including 7 of 9 at the foul line — grabbed six rebounds and made four steals. Raiquan Clark added 14 points before fouling out and Agosto scored 12 with four assists for the Blackbirds (2-0).

Obi Okolie also scored 17 for the Bears (0-1) and Desmond Cambridge added 13.

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The Blackbirds’ win avenged last season’s 94-86 loss to Brown in the first meeting between the schools.

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