EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Durrell Vinson scored 22 points to lead Wagner to a 74-70 victory over Lafayette on Friday.
Joey Mundweiler scored 15 points, Jamal Smith had 14 and Mark Porter added 11 for the Seahawks (1-0). Matt Betley scored 17 points for Lafayette (0-1), while Andrew Brown had 14 and Bilal Abdullah scored 13.
Wagner led 39-35 at the half, but Lafayette took a 64-62 lead on two free throws by Brown with 5:07 remaining. After the lead changed hands several times, Smith hit a layup to give Wagner a 68-67 lead with 1:36 to go and then hit a jumper with 1:03 left to help seal the win.