Wagner tops Robert Morris 75-64, heads to NEC finals
NEW YORK (AP) — JoJo Cooper scored 20 points with six assists, Romone Saunders added 18 points, and top-seeded Wagner beat No. 7 seed Robert Morris 75-64 in Saturday's Northeast Conference semifinal.
The Seahawks (23-8) will host fourth-seeded LIU in Tuesday's championship game.
Blake Francis added 15 points with three 3-pointers for Wagner, which shot 51 percent from the field and held the Colonials (16-17) to 39 percent.
NEW YORK (AP) — JoJo Cooper scored 20 points, Romone Saunders had 18 points and 10 rebounds and top-seeded Wagner beat No. 8 seed Central Connecticut 73-61 on Wednesday night in a Northeast Conference quarterfinal.
Wagner (22-8) will host a semifinal on Saturday against No. 7 seed Robert Morris (16-16), which upset second-seeded Mount Saint Mary's 60-56.
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
Fairleigh Dickinson upsets NEC leader Wagner 76-69
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Mike Holloway Jr. scored 23 points and Darnell Edge added 22, including all eight of his free throws down the stretch, and Fairleigh Dickinson upset Northeast Conference leader Wagner 76-69 on Sunday.
Leading by four with 4:48 to go, Edge extended his consecutive free-throw streak to 43 and gave the Knights a response to a pair of Romone Saunders 3-pointers in the final two minutes.
Wagner hits 16 3s, smothers Bryant 96-76
NEW YORK (AP) — Blake Francis scored a career-high 29 points, Romone Saunders added 24, each knocking down six 3-pointers, and Wagner rolled to its seventh-straight victory, 96-76 over Bryant on Thursday night.
JoJo Cooper had three 3s and scored 15 points for the Seahawks (18-6, 11-2 Northeast Conference), who are 13-0 at home.
Wagner wins 6th straight, beats St. Francis (Brooklyn) 79-61
NEW YORK (AP) — Blake Francis scored 15 points, AJ Sumbry had 10 points and 11 rebounds and Wagner cruised to a 79-61 victory over St. Francis (Brooklyn) on Saturday for its sixth straight win.
Wagner (17-6, 10-2) has a two-game lead over Mount St. Mary's atop the Northeast Conference standings. St. Francis (10-14, 7-5) has lost two of its last three games.
Saunders’ career-high 30 leads Wagner in 30-point victory
LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Romone Saunders scored a career-high 30 points and led hot-shooting Wagner to a 91- 61 victory over Saint Francis (Pennsylvania) on Friday.
Batts’s layup lifts LIU Brooklyn to 69-67 win over Wagner
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Hernandez had 18 points and seven rebounds and Julian Batts made a layup with 1.8 seconds left to help LIU Brooklyn beat Wagner 69-67 on Saturday.
Batts made 3 of 4 from 3-point range and finished with 13 points, and Raiquan Clark and Zach Coleman scored 11 apiece, for LIU Brooklyn (8-11, 3-3 Northeast Conference).
Zach Coleman hit a 3-pointer that gave the Blackbirds a 54-53 lead with eight minutes to go and they never again trailed.
Cooper has 23 to lead Wagner to 3rd straight win, 71-62
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — JoJo Cooper had an almost perfect night shooting to total a career-best 23 points, leading Wagner to its third straight win, holding off Bryant 71-62 on Thursday night.
Cooper knocked down all three from long range, made 4 of 4 from the line and 8 of 9 field goal attempts overall. Blake Francis added 16 points and Romone Saunders chipped in 11 while hauling down 10 rebounds for Wagner (11-5, 4-1 Northeast Conference).
Cooper’s 20 points helps Wagner beat Fair. Dickinson 73-65
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — JoJo Cooper scored 20 points with eight rebounds and seven assists and Wagner beat Fairleigh Dickinson 73-65 in a Northeastern Conference matchup on Saturday.
Blake Francis added 13 points for the Seahawks (10-5, 3-1). AJ Sumbry had 12 points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots and Nigel Jackson chipped in 11 points.
Wagner had a 39-29 rebounding edge over Fairleigh Dickinson.
St Francis (Brooklyn) beats Wagner 82-75
NEW YORK (AP) — Rasheem Dunn scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds, Glenn Sanabria added 16 points and St. Francis (Brooklyn) beat Wagner 82-75 on Sunday.
St. Francis snapped a four-game skid in the series against its Verrazano-Narrows Bridge neighbor, Wagner.
Francis hits 4 3s, scores 18; Wagner beat Mt. St. Mary’s
NEW YORK (AP) — Blake Francis scored 18 points, including four 3-pointers, Elijah Davis and JoJo Cooper each had a double-double and Wagner beat Mt. St. Mary's 76-57 on Friday night in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams.
Davis had 14 points and a career-high tying 10 rebounds, while Cooper finished with 10 points, 10 assists and nine boards, for Wagner (8-4), which snapped a three-game skid.
Cooper, Francis lead Wagner to 107-64 win over Staten Island
NEW YORK (AP) — JoJo Cooper scored 20 points, Blake Francis added 19 and Nigel Jackson had a double-double on Tuesday night to help Wagner beat Division III Staten Island 107-64.
Jackson finished with 11 points, 14 rebounds, five assists and four blocks, Devin Liggeons scored 14 points and Jamar Brown 13 for Wagner (3-1). The Seahawks set a program record with 44 made free throws on 56 attempts.
Francis hits 20, helps Wagner topple Mount St. Mary’s 69-65
NEW YORK (AP) — Blake Francis came off the bench to score a career-high 20 points, including six straight free throws in the final half-minute, and Wagner upset conference leader Mount Saint Mary's 69-65 on Thursday night.
Still with 14 points, Robert Morris upends Wagner 50-48
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Isaiah Still scored 14 points and Robert Morris snapped Wagner's four-game win streak with a 50-48 victory on Saturday.
Still was 5 of 14 from the floor including a pair of 3-pointers for the Colonials (10-17, 6-8 Northeast Conference). Aaron Tate and Kavon Stewart added eight points apiece.
Long’s FTs send Mount St. Mary’s past Wagner 57-56
EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Elijah Long scored 12 points, and his two free throws with 28 seconds remaining lifted Mount Saint Mary's past Wagner 57-56 on Saturday.
Down 55-50, Wagner's Blake Francis made two 3s to give the Seahawks a 56-55 lead with 44 seconds to go. Michael Carey fouled Long who sank the free throws.
Wagner rolls over CCSU 71-46 to open NEC play
NEW YORK (AP) — Corey Henson had 14 points and JoJo Cooper added 13 as Wagner picked up consecutive victories for the first time this season, rolling over Central Connecticut State 71-46 on Thursday night.
Mike Aaman had 12 points and seven rebounds and Blake Francis chipped in 12 points as Wagner (5-6, 1-0) opened Northeast Conference action with a victory.
The Seahawks nailed 11 of 22 (50 percent) from beyond the arc. CCSU (2-10, 0-1) hit just one of eight attempts from distance.