ROBERT
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Francis helps Wagner tie for 1st in NEC, top Colonials 62-49

NEW YORK (AP) Blake Francis scored 19 points, sparked a breakaway run in the second half and Wagner climbed into a first-place tie in the Northeast Conference with Robert Morris, defeating the Colonials 62-49 on Saturday.

Each team is 6-2 in conference, a game up on the field.

Francis scored eight of his points in a 16-5 run as Wagner (13-6) broke open a six-point game to lead by 18, 56-38, with 5:40 remaining. The Colonials were held to 2 of 13 from the field, including 0-for-7 shooting from 3, during the more than seven-minute stretch.

Robert Morris (12-9) was held to eight baskets in 35 tries in the second half and finished the game shooting 27 percent (18 of 66).

JoJo Cooper and Romone Saunders scored 11 points each for Wagner, which has won five of its last six games. Cooper added 12 rebounds and eight assists.

The win gave sixth-year coach Bashir Mason his 100th at Wagner.

Koby Thomas led the Colonials with 16 points and 12 rebounds.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Robert Morris 12-9 252449
home team logo Wagner 13-6 323062
Team Stats
away team logo Robert Morris 12-9 69.9 PPG 37 RPG 13.9 APG
home team logo Wagner 13-6 65.8 PPG 40.1 RPG 11.7 APG
Key Players
0
J. Williams 14.5 PPG 2.9 RPG 2.4 APG 39.1 FG%
11
R. Saunders 16.5 PPG 7.2 RPG 3.6 APG 37.0 FG%
Top Scorers
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0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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