Wagner vs Monmouth

Wagner tops former NEC rival Monmouth 59-52

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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) Kenneth Ortiz scored 20 points and Naofall Folahan recorded a school-record 10 blocks as Wagner defeated Monmouth 59-52 on Monday.

Marcus Burton added 14 points and Mario Moody 12 points and 14 rebounds as the Seahawks (6-7) defeated their former Northeast Conference rivals. The Hawks (6-7) left the NEC after 26 seasons for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference this season.

Deon Jones scored 15 points to lead the Hawks, who shot only 29 percent (18 of 62) from the floor, making only 3 of 16 attempts from 3-point range.

Burton's basket with 4:17 left in the first half gave the Seahawks the lead for good though they would only extend their lead to double digits at 57-46 on Dwaun Anderson's dunk with 51 seconds remaining in the game.

The Hawks closed to within one point with 10:49 left before the Seahawks went on an 8-0 run, including three baskets by Burton.

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Scoreboard
Wagner (6-7) «263359
Monmouth (6-7)232952

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Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner0-03-182
F. Dickinson0-03-2110
St. Fran.-Pa.0-02-2236
CCSU0-02-3133
Mt St Marys0-02-3182
Sacred Heart0-02-3320
LIU-Brooklyn0-02-4183
St. Fran.-NY0-01-2216
Robert Morris0-01-328
Bryant0-00-4208

MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rider0-03-159
Fairfield0-02-1108
Monmouth0-02-225
Manhattan0-02-3226
Canisius0-01-3308
Niagara0-01-385
St. Peters0-01-3269
Iona0-01-4160
Quinnipiac0-01-4343
Marist0-00-3326
Siena0-00-4334
 
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OKST 92
ORAL 55 Final
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