NEW YORK (AP) — E.J. Anosike tied his season high with 26 points plus pulled down 22 rebounds as Sacred Heart topped Long Island University 80-72 on Saturday.
The junior went over 1,000 points (1,009) during the game. His 22 rebounds, which is double his average of 10.8 per game, set a Division-I era single-game record for Sacred Heart. He pulled down 16 defensive boards and also made 10 of 11 from the free throw line.
Kinnon LaRose had 16 points, going 4-for-6 from distance, and added nine rebounds for Sacred Heart (16-11, 9-5 Northeast Conference). Aaron Clarke added 14 points and seven assists. Jare’l Spellman had 11 points and three blocks.
Virshon Cotton and Raiquan Clark led the Sharks (12-14, 7-6) with 14 points each. Jermaine Jackson Jr. and Ty Flowers each had 13 points.