NEW YORK -- Ryan Bacon made a dunk and a free throw in the final 2 minutes to lift Saint Peter's to a 51-50 win over Wagner on Saturday night.
Bacon's dunk tied the game at 50-50 with 1:56 remaining, then he hit 1 of 2 free throws with less than a minute left to give the Peacocks the win. Wagner missed a free throw and three field goals in the final minute.
Saint Peter's trailed 43-29 with 11:16 to play and outscored Wagner 22-7 the rest of the way. Nick Leon scored 14 points, Wesley Jenkins added 12 and Bacon had 10 for the Peacocks (5-4), who have won three games in a row and five of six.
Wagner (4-5) made only 63.6 (14 of 22) from the foul line after entering the game as the nation's best free throw shooting team at 80.7 percent.