Long Island vs. Monmouth: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Long Island vs. Monmouth: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Long Island 80
(14-11, 6-7 away)
Monmouth 66
(9-17, 4-6 home)
Venue: Multipurpose Activity Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Long Island 35 45 80
Monmouth 38 28 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Long Island J Olasewere 23 E Reed 8 J Brickman 9
Monmouth E Waite 24 S Spinella 10 J Steele 5

On Thursday, Feb. 14, Long Island won on the road against Monmouth 80-66 in NEC play. With a record of 2-0, the Blackbirds stay unbeaten against Monmouth this season. C.J. Garner played brilliantly for the Blackbirds and put up 20 points and six rebounds (4 Ast 4 Stl). Jamal Olasewere put up his third straight game with 20 points or more, scoring a team-high 23 points on 66.7 percent shooting in 36 minutes. Jamal Olasewere had a team-high 23 points and added eight rebounds. For the Hawks, Ed Waite got a career-high 24 points and eight rebounds (3 Blk 3 Stl). This makes three wins in a row for the Blackbirds. Long Island (14-11, 9-4 NEC) gets Fairleigh Dickinson (7-18, 2-10 NEC) on their home court on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Long Island Game Notes

  • The win over Monmouth extended the Long Island winning streak to three games.
  • Long Island has won every game this season (6-0) when its field goal percentage has been 51.0 percent or better.
  • The Blackbirds have won 89 percent of the time this season (8-1) after recording 39 or more rebounds.
  • LIU has won 92 percent of the time this season (12-1) when opponents record 33 or fewer rebounds.
  • LIU has won 89 percent of the time this season (8-1) after holding an opponent to under 40.3 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Long Island has won 83 percent of the time (5-1) when E.J. Reed has five free throws made or more and 71 percent of the time (10-4) when Jason Brickman has nine assists or more.
  • The Blackbirds set season highs for blocks (eight) and turnovers (25).
  • The last time LIU recorded at least 25 turnovers was Feb 06, 2010 against St. Francis (NY).
  • The Blackbirds have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 10 games.
  • Long Island has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past eight games.
  • This is the fifth win of the season where the Blackbirds came back after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Jamal Olasewere and C.J. Garner) accounted for 53.7 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jamal Olasewere and E.J. Reed) accounted for 41.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jamal Olasewere has led the team in scoring 13 times and in rebounding 18 times in 25 games this season.
  • This marks the 21st 20-point game of Jamal Olasewere's career.
  • Jamal Olasewere has three straight 20+ point games.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of C.J. Garner's career.
  • C.J. Garner has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for E.J. Reed.

Monmouth Game Notes

  • Ed Waite recorded a team season high in field goals made with 11 and blocks with three.
  • Ed Waite accounted for 36.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Stephen Spinella accounted for 30.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Ed Waite has led the team in scoring three times in 26 games this season.
  • Stephen Spinella has led the team in rebounding seven times in 26 games this season.
  • Jesse Steele set a career high with six steals.
  • Stephen Spinella recorded the first double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Stephen Spinella recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • Stephen Spinella set career highs with 10 rebounds and nine defensive rebounds.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Ed Waite's career.
  • Ed Waite has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Ed Waite set career highs with 24 points and 11 field goals made.
LIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+C.J. Garner352064404
AJamal Olasewere362380004
AE.J. Reed231180131
ATroy Joseph20761032
C+B. Thompson23840113
C+Kenny Onyechi12210110
C+Jason Brickman37409107
-Booker Hucks9210001
MU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AEd Waite292480334
AS. Spinella3313102000
BJesse Steele35825602
CKhalil Brown15500000
CMarcus Ware12420102
C-Max DiLeo9220000
C-Dion Nesmith28504205
C-Tyrone O`Garro16420103
-Jalen Palm5011001
DChristian White18100100

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