SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Kaiyem Cleary scored a program-record 43 points and Le Moyne defeated Long Island 87-74 on Saturday.

Cleary was 14-of-25 shooting, including 6 of 10 from 3-point range to go with seven rebounds. Cleary broke program record with his 42nd point. Richard Kenyon set the previous record against St. Joseph’s in 1954-55, and it was tied by Philip Harlow against Clarkson in 1970-71.

Luke Sutherland added 16 points while shooting 8 for 17, including 0 for 6 from beyond the arc, and he also had five rebounds for the Dolphins (9-11, 4-2 Northeast Conference). Darrick Jones Jr. shot 5 for 9, including 2 for 6 from beyond the arc to finish with 12 points.

Tai Strickland led the way for the Sharks (4-15, 3-4) with 34 points and seven rebounds. Eric Acker added 16 points and four assists for LIU. Tana Kopa also had 13 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

Copyright 2024 STATS LLC and Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.