Scores

Final OT

Wagner 73

(4-3, 1-0 NEC)

Sacred Heart 68

(1-6, 0-2 NEC)

2:00 PM ET, December 4, 2010

William Pitt Center - West Gym, Fairfield, Connecticut

1 2 OT T
WAG 31 29 1373
SHU 26 34 868

Top Performers

Wagner: T. Murray 23 Pts, 10 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Sacred Heart: J. Thompson 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Wagner 73, Sacred Heart 68

Associated Press

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Tyler Murray had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Wagner beat Sacred Heart 73-68 in overtime on Saturday.

Wagner (4-3, 1-0 Northeast Conference) entered the game as the nation's best free throw shooting team, making 82.1 percent. The Seahawks converted 26 of 32 free throw attempts (81.3 percent) Saturday, including 9 of 12 in overtime to secure the win.

Murray made 6 of 7 free throw attempts for the game and Latif Rivers, who scored 21 points for Wagner, made 9 of 10.

Sacred Heart led 60-56 with 37 seconds to go in regulation, but a 3-pointer by Rivers cut the lead to 60-59 with 24 seconds left. Murray was fouled with 8 seconds remaining, missed the first free throw and made the second to send the game to overtime.

Shane Gibson scored 17 points, Jerrell Thompson and Femi Akinpetide each had 13, and Evan Kelley added 11 for the Pioneers (1-6, 0-2).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WAG
SHU
Points 73 68
FG Made-Attempted 19-54 (.352) 20-55 (.364)
3P Made-Attempted 9-27 (.333) 4-13 (.308)
FT Made-Attempted 26-32 (.813) 24-36 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 7

2010-11 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Dec 4, 2010 WAG 73, @SHU 68Recap
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