Wagner vs Robert Morris

Robert Morris 83, Wagner 79

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MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) - Lucky Jones and Russell Johnson scored 21 points apiece as Robert Morris defeated Wagner 83-79 in overtime Saturday night after losing a 20-point second-half lead.

Wagner never led at any point. The Colonials (17-8, 9-3 Northeast Conference) shot 58.3 percent (14 of 24) while building a 42-27 halftime lead, scored five points in the first 9 seconds after halftime and still led 64-53 with 5:45 remaining.

Kenneth Ortiz and Latif Rivers, who each scored 22 points, led the Seahawks (13-10, 7-5). Rivers' layup with 13 seconds left brought them within 72-71. After Jones hit 1 of 2 free throws, Ortiz's layup with 6 seconds left forced overtime.

Two free throws by Jones and a layup by Johnson gave Robert Morris a 77-73 lead, and the Colonials hit all eight of their overtime free throws.

Robert Morris has won nine of its last 10 and clinched its eighth straight winning season.

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Wagner Seahawks
J. Williams, F354-94-742312
J. Thompson, F271-32-25244
O. Parker, C310-01-24031
K. Ortiz, G428-116-734322
L. Rivers, G346-117-810322
D. Anderson163-51-21027
M. Burton160-32-20102
M. Moody132-42-46026
E. Fanning81-40-02003
N. Folahan30-00-20020
Totals 25-5025-363492279
 50%69.4% 
Robert Morris Colonials
L. Jones, F364-611-1251421
R. Johnson, F326-136-611321
S. Hawkins, C151-50-01032
V. Jones, G302-71-33655
C. Williams, G266-110-122414
M. McFadden343-54-441310
K. Anderson332-33-44228
D. Appolon111-20-02042
K. Armstrong80-10-01010
Totals 25-5325-3026132983
 47.2%83.3% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner13-523-11184
F. Dickinson11-718-15204
St. Fran.-NY11-715-17275
Sacred Heart11-712-18258
Mt St Marys10-814-19245
LIU-Brooklyn9-916-15254
St. Fran.-Pa.9-913-17266
Robert Morris8-1010-22291
Bryant5-138-23320
CCSU3-154-25351
 
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