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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
Iona9-216-655
Rider8-314-8129
Monmouth8-312-10194
Manhattan7-410-10242
Canisius7-512-9132
Siena5-58-11259
Quinnipiac5-711-10202
Fairfield4-76-15274
St. Peters3-89-13228
Niagara3-94-17311
Marist3-94-18338

Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Fran.-NY8-214-9179
Robert Morris7-311-11182
Bryant7-310-10187
St. Fran.-Pa.6-412-9143
Mt St Marys6-410-11149
Wagner6-48-13287
LIU-Brooklyn4-68-13285
Sacred Heart3-79-14279
F. Dickinson2-87-14276
CCSU1-93-20345
 
Other games
MICH 94 Final
NW 66
COLO 83 Final
ARIZ 92
GONZ 78 Final
PEP 62