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.
JoJo Cooper added 14 points for the Seahawks, which outrebounded St. Francis 46-34. Romone Saunders had 12 points and Devin Liggeons chipped in 10.
Chauncey Hawkins scored 18 points to lead the Terriers. Glenn Sanabria added 12 points and Rasheem Dunn had 10.
Wagner had a double-digit lead midway through the first half and built a 33-22 halftime advantage. The Seahawks opened the second half with a 14-6 surge for a 21-point lead with 13 minutes left. Liggeons scored five points, and Cooper made a 3-pointer to cap the stretch.