Wagner vs LIU-Brooklyn

Wagner 86, LIU Brooklyn 75

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) - Latif Rivers hit all four shots from beyond the arc and Kenneth Ortiz added a double-double as Wagner beat LIU Brooklyn 86-75 Thursday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

Rivers finished with 20 points and Kenneth Ortiz had 19 points and a career-high 11 assists for the Seahawks (9-5, 3-0 Northeast Conference), who had lost three straight to the Blackbirds. Mario Moody also tallied 19 points, a career-high.

LIU (5-10, 0-3) led 27-23 before Moody hit a layup that sparked a 19-4 run for Wagner over the final 6 minutes of the first half. The Seahawks took a 42-31 lead into the break, and after LIU cut the deficit to 47-43, used a 13-2 run to take the lead for good, 60-45.

Wagner outrebounded LIU 37-24, shot a season-best 59 percent (29 of 49) and hit 9 of 10 from deep.

Jamal Olasewere's 16 points led LIU.

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Wagner Seahawks
M. Moody, F288-143-492419
J. Thompson, F282-31-25117
N. Folahan, C243-50-05036
K. Ortiz, G385-77-10211319
L. Rivers, G276-104-720320
O. Parker273-63-65249
E. Fanning212-41-22116
D. Anderson70-00-01010
Totals 29-4919-3137172086
 59.2%61.3% 
LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds
J. Olasewere, F265-146-991516
K. Onyechi, F203-41-24107
J. Brickman, G382-62-22727
C. Garner, G334-91-403213
B. Thompson, G191-40-02013
E. Reed265-93-420414
G. Martin244-64-430415
T. Joseph90-30-01000
B. Hucks50-00-01010
Totals 24-5517-2524121975
 43.6%68% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Robert Morris14-222-14
Wagner12-419-12
Bryant10-618-14
St. Fran.-NY9-718-14
Mt St Marys9-716-17
CCSU7-911-19
St. Fran.-Pa.7-910-21
F. Dickinson6-1010-21
LIU-Brooklyn4-129-20
Sacred Heart2-145-26
 
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