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Monmouth vs Wagner

Wagner 60, Monmouth (NJ) 56

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) - Marcus Burton led four Wagner players in double figures with 15 points as they beat Monmouth (N.J.) 60-56 Thursday night in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams.

Mario Moody finished with 12 points and nine rebounds, and Kenneth Ortiz and Jonathon Williams added 10 points apiece for Wagner (7-5).

Trailing by 15, 49-34, with 9:28 remaining in the second half, Monmouth (5-9) cut the lead to just one, 55-54, behind Andrew Nicholas' three-point play with 1:34 left to play.

After Moody made a pair of free throws to extend Wagner's lead to three, 57-54, Jesse Steele's layup made it 57-56 with 47 seconds remaining.

Burton connected on 3 of 4 free throws in the last 25 seconds and Dion Nesmith had a crucial turnover for Monmouth with 9 seconds left as Wagner held on for the victory.

Nicholas led the Hawks with a game-high 21 points.

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Monmouth Hawks
K. Brown, F213-40-01007
M. Ware, F203-81-54127
A. Nicholas, G347-123-321421
J. Steele, G325-150-033312
S. Spinella, G310-32-24142
D. Nesmith251-40-02333
E. Waite140-24-43034
T. O'Garro90-10-04210
J. Palm60-00-00110
G. Cox50-10-01000
C. White20-00-00000
M. DiLeo10-10-01010
Totals 19-5110-1429122256
 37.3%71.4% 
Wagner Seahawks
J. Thompson, F330-10-01330
M. Moody, F264-64-691212
N. Folahan, C100-10-02030
K. Ortiz, G312-75-723210
E. Fanning, G173-62-21018
M. Burton305-93-434215
J. Williams263-93-352010
O. Parker132-31-14045
L. Burnett90-10-03100
D. Anderson50-10-01000
Totals 19-4418-2332141760
 43.2%78.3% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona0-03-163
Canisius0-02-1194
Quinnipiac0-02-136
Rider0-02-1317
Monmouth0-02-2153
Fairfield0-02-3215
Niagara0-01-2267
Siena0-01-2154
Manhattan0-01-3241
Marist0-00-2294
St. Peters0-00-4304

Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
F. Dickinson0-02-1189
St. Fran.-Pa.0-02-2205
Bryant0-01-1163
Mt St Marys0-01-2200
Sacred Heart0-01-2110
Robert Morris0-01-3162
Wagner0-01-3329
LIU-Brooklyn0-00-1125
St. Fran.-NY0-00-3138
CCSU0-00-5289
 
Other games
MICH 94 Final
NW 66
COLO 83 Final
ARIZ 92
GONZ 78 Final
PEP 62