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Wagner clinches NEC title with 78-74 win over LIU Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) JoJo Cooper scored 18 points with six assists, Nigel Jackson added 15 points, and Wagner beat LIU Brooklyn 78-74 on Saturday to clinch the Northeastern Conference regular season championship and win their 14th straight at home.

It's the Seahawks' (20-7, 13-3) second regular season title in the past three years, and third in program history.

Blake Francis scored 11 points and Romone Saunders 10 for Wagner, which led 38-36 at halftime behind Jackson's 11 points

Joel Hernandez's free throw gave LIU Brooklyn a 65-64 lead with 4:29 to go, but Jackson hit a go-ahead layup and the Seahawks led 69-65 on Blake Francis' jumper with 2:03 left. The Blackbirds closed to 76-74 on Raiquan Clark's layup with five seconds left, but Francis hit two free throws for the win.

Julian Batts scored 21 points with four 3s, Clark had 19 points and Hernandez 12 for the Blackbirds (13-16, 8-8), who have lost three straight.

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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 LIU-Brooklyn 13-16 363874
home team logo Wagner 20-7 384078
Team Stats
away team logo LIU-Brooklyn 13-16 77.6 PPG 40 RPG 13.2 APG
home team logo Wagner 20-7 74.5 PPG 43.1 RPG 13.5 APG
Key Players
23
R. Clark 20.4 PPG 5.6 RPG 1.7 APG 53.2 FG%
11
R. Saunders 17.6 PPG 6.5 RPG 3.1 APG 39.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB