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College Round-up:LIU’s Bey breaks 1,000-point barrier in loss against Monmouth

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If you're from Queens and on the Long Island University men’s basketball team, you had a pretty good day Saturday. Well, with the exception of losing 78-70 at Monmouth.

It was an especially good day for JaJa Bey, a senior forward from LeFrak City. The former Forest Hills standout scored 15 points off the bench and eclipsed the 1,000-point plateau with a three-pointer with 40 seconds left.

Bey becomes the 25th player in LIU history to score 1,000 points and follows fellow Queens native Antawn Dobie, who accomplished the feat last year.

Speaking of Dobie, the fifth-year senior guard out of McClancy had 14 points and 7 assists, while Dawan Gary, a 6-foot-6 senior also from LeFrak City and Forest Hills High School, added a career-high 18 points and 6 rebounds in 22 minutes off the bench for the Blackbirds.

LIU is now 8-14, 6-7 in the Northeast Conference under first-year head coach Jim Ferry.

Men’s basketball

Baruch 73, York 61. Chris O’Connor had 15 points and 7 rebounds and John Alesi, whose younger brother Chris plays at Queens College, added 12 points, 8 steals and 6 assists for Baruch (20-4, 10-3 CUNY) Saturday at Baruch’s ARC arena. Jason Daniel paced York (9-14, 7-6) with 17 points.

Adelphi 58, Queens College 46. Wayne Nelson scored 17 points, including five three-pointers, Dwayne Thompson, a 6-foot-4 junior out of St. John’s Prep, had 12 points and former Edison standout Tony Kellman added 10 points and 5 rebounds for Adelphi (14-8, 12-6 NYCAC) Feb. 12. Alex McLean had 17 points and 8 rebounds and Dave Trani had 10 points for Queens.

Women’s basketball

York 55, Baruch 52. Tashana Watson led York (8-13, 8-5 CUNY) with 18 points and Garrianne Brown added 17 points, while Jamees Wright had 19 points, 9 steals and 5 assists for Baruch (12-7, 8-5) Saturday at the ARC arena.

Notre Dame 76, St. John’s 48. Without senior Danielle Rainey, who was ruled ineligible after the St. John’s Athletic Department discovered her eligibility had expired following the fall semester, dropped its third straight in South Bend, Ind. Feb. 12. Rainey will remain ineligible pending a ruling from the NCAA.

Shemika Stevens scored a game-high 20 points, including 6-for-6 from the foul line, and Patrycja Gulak added 10 points for the Red Storm (8-15, 2-10). Alicia Ratay led Notre Dame (14-8, 6-5) with 19 points and 7 rebounds. After hosting Rutgers in a game scheduled for Wednesday, St. John’s plays at West Virginia Saturday at 4 p.m.

Adelphi 76, Queens College 62. Jesse Dlabola scored a career-high 26 points, Meranne Whitney had 14 points and 4 rebounds and Jamie Douglas added 12 points, including 6-for-6 from the foul line, and 8 rebounds for surging Adelphi (14-9, 13-6), which won its fourth straight game. Shonda Holder led Queens with 21 points and 9 rebounds and Erin Dollard added 10 points Feb. 11.

Reach Associate Sports Editor Dylan Butler by e-mail at TimesLedger@aol.com or call 1-718-229-0300, Ext. 143.

Posted 7:02 pm, October 10, 2011
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