SMITHFIELD, Rhode Island — Dyami Starks led five players in double figures with 16 points as Bryant held off LIU Brooklyn 74-69 on Thursday night for its fifth straight Northeast Conference win.
Joe O'Shea added 15 points and a career-high 12 rebounds for Bryant (9-8, 6-1) to record his first double-double of the season. He made four of the Bulldogs' 11 3-pointers and helped them hold a 38-30 advantage on the glass.
It was the third time this season the Bulldogs have had five players score in double figures.
Joel Hernandez trimmed LIU Brooklyn's deficit to 63-60 with 1:18 left, but Bryant hit its next 10 free throws to secure the win.