Central Connecticut State vs Wagner

Wagner 87, CCSU 77


NEW YORK (AP) - Kenneth Ortiz led five Wagner players in double figures with 16 points and the Seahawks defeated Central Connecticut State 87-77 in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference tournament on Thursday night.

The Seahawks (25-5) shot 50 percent from the field (30 of 60), helped by 44 points in the paint and 28 points off 19 turnovers.

Tyler Murray and Chris Martin added 15 points each and Jonathon Williams and Mario Moody scored 10 apiece for Wagner, which avenged a 78-61 loss to CCSU in its previous game on Feb. 25.

Josh Thompson tallied four steals for the second-seeded Seahawks, who finished with 13.

Wagner, which snapped a three game skid in tourney play, will face Robert Morris in the semifinals on Sunday.

Ken Horton led the seventh-seeded Blue Devils (13-16) with 25 points. Kyle Vinales added 16 points and Robby Ptacek 10.

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Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
K. Horton, F368-186-993425
D. Simmons, F90-11-23041
R. Ptacek, G342-96-651210
K. Vinales, G345-174-413116
M. McMillan, G283-50-00528
J. Efese241-12-24024
T. Allen101-32-23024
A. Burbage90-00-04000
S. Mickell82-44-40039
D. Speech80-10-02110
Totals 22-5925-2935132177
Wagner Seahawks
J. Williams, F174-52-230410
N. Folahan, C40-00-00030
L. Rivers, G356-161-163415
T. Murray, G345-92-223015
K. Ortiz, G305-106-856416
C. Martin223-72-43339
J. Thompson211-42-25104
M. Moody194-52-360110
O. Parker182-44-45038
Totals 30-6021-2635162287
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Fran.-NY16-323-12170
Robert Morris13-620-15171
Mt St Marys11-815-15188
St. Fran.-Pa.10-916-16180
Sacred Heart9-1015-17243
F. Dickinson3-158-21312
Other games
Michigan 72 Final
Illinois 61
Florida St 63 Final
Virginia 60
Georgia 49 Final
Kentucky 79