NEW YORK (AP) Ansley Almonor scored 21 points to help Fairleigh Dickinson hold off Long Island University 80-79 on Thursday night.

Almonor also grabbed six rebounds for the Knights (15-11, 8-3 Northeast Conference). Demetre Roberts scored 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting. Sean Moore was 4-of-6 shooting and scored 12 points.

The Sharks (3-21, 1-11) were led by Marko Maletic with 28 points and six rebounds. Tre Wood added 18 points, six rebounds, nine assists and three steals. Andre Washington had 10 points and two steals.


Both teams next play Saturday. Fairleigh Dickinson hosts Central Connecticut and Long Island visits Wagner.


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