Long Island vs. James Madison: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Long Island vs. James Madison: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Long Island 55
(20-14, 7-9 away)
James Madison 68
(21-14, 10-4 home)
Venue: University of Dayton Arena
6:40PM ET / 3:40PM PT, March 20, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Long Island 31 24 55
James Madison 32 36 68
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Long Island J Olasewere 20 J Olasewere 10 J Brickman 9
James Madison A Davis 20 R Goins 8 D Moore 6

On Wednesday, Mar. 20, No. 16-seeded Long Island took on No. 16-seeded James Madison and was defeated by the Dukes 68-55 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Jamal Olasewere earned a double-double for the Blackbirds with a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds. C.J. Garner had 16 points and added four rebounds. Andre Nation got 14 points and seven rebounds (5 Blk 4 Ast) for the Dukes. Long Island closes out the season with a 20-14 record. The Blackbirds got to the NCAA Tournament as the NEC champion after beating Mount St. Mary's 91-70 in the conference championship. In the regular season, they finished second in the NEC with a 12-6 record in conference play.

Long Island Game Notes

  • Long Island has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-6) after recording 11 or fewer assists.
  • The Blackbirds have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after having a three-point percentage of 18.8 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition records 10 or more blocks this season, Long Island has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 39 or more rebounds this season, Long Island has lost 75 percent of the time (2-6).
  • When the opposition records 17 or more assists this season, Long Island has lost 75 percent of the time (3-9).
  • LIU set season lows for field goal percentage (35.6) and total points (55).
  • The Blackbirds have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Jamal Olasewere accounted for 36.3 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jamal Olasewere and Brandon Thompson) accounted for 42.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jamal Olasewere has led the team in scoring 16 times and in rebounding 26 times in 34 games this season.
  • C.J. Garner has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 25th 20-point game of Jamal Olasewere's career.
  • Jamal Olasewere has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Jamal Olasewere recorded a double-double. It was his 13th this season and 32nd of his career.

James Madison Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (A.J. Davis and Charles Cooke) accounted for 51.4 percent of the points.
  • A.J. Davis has led the team in scoring 12 times in 35 games this season.
  • Rayshawn Goins has led the team in rebounding 21 times in 35 games this season.
  • This marks the 20th 20-point game of A.J. Davis's career.
  • A.J. Davis has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • Andre Nation has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Alioune Diouf set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
LIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJamal Olasewere3520101205
B+C.J. Garner361640301
BJason Brickman37619003
B-Gerrell Martin9241000
C+E.J. Reed24840201
C+B. Thompson16050010
DTroy Joseph21300000
-Booker Hucks10010000
D-Kenny Onyechi12010001
JMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Andre Nation381474151
AA.J. Davis382053214
ACharles Cooke331552020
ARayshawn Goins13480001
B+Alioune Diouf21840010
B-Devon Moore33546004
CTaylor Bessick7220000
D+Ron Curry17002011

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