Wagner vs Fairleigh Dickinson

Rivers, Wagner outlast Fairleigh Dickinson 67-64

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TEANECK, N.J. (AP) Latif Rivers scored 18 points and hit two late free throws to help Wagner outlast Fairleigh Dickinson 67-64 Monday night.

The Seahawks (16-11, 10-4 Northeast Conference) shot 45.5 percent from the field. Marcus Burton finished with 15 points and Kenneth Ortiz added 13.

Fairleigh Dickinson (10-18, 6-8) was led by Scooter Gillette with 19 points and nine rebounds and Sidney Sanders Jr. had 15 points with nine assists.

Wagner erased a late seven-point deficit as Rivers hit a 3-pointer and Burton hit two more to surge into a 61-60 lead. A Gillette three-point play and two Ortiz free throws knotted it at 63.

After a split pair of free throws by Mathias Seilund, Rivers sank two to go up 65-64. Gillette missed two free throws, and Dwaun Anderson followed with a pair for the final margin. Rivers blocked Malachi Nix's 3-point attempt in the final seconds.

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Wagner (16-11) «283967
Fairleigh Dickinson (10-18)293564

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Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner0-07-140
Robert Morris0-06-5142
CCSU0-05-5149
Sacred Heart0-05-6271
St. Fran.-Pa.0-04-5154
LIU-Brooklyn0-04-7300
Mt St Marys0-04-7290
F. Dickinson0-03-6286
St. Fran.-NY0-02-8325
Bryant0-01-10255
 
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MD 55
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