Scores

Final

Cent Conn St 77

(13-16, 10-8 NEC)

Wagner 87

(25-5, 15-3 NEC)

7:00 PM ET, March 1, 2012

Spiro Sports Center, Staten Island, New York

1 2 T
CCSU 32 4577
WAG 40 4787

Top Performers

Central Connecticut State: K. Horton 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

Wagner: K. Ortiz 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

Wagner 87, CCSU 77

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Kenneth Ortiz led five Wagner players in double figures with 16 points and the Seahawks defeated Central Connecticut State 87-77 in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference tournament on Thursday night.

The Seahawks (25-5) shot 50 percent from the field (30 of 60), helped by 44 points in the paint and 28 points off 19 turnovers.

Tyler Murray and Chris Martin added 15 points each and Jonathon Williams and Mario Moody scored 10 apiece for Wagner, which avenged a 78-61 loss to CCSU in its previous game on Feb. 25.

Josh Thompson tallied four steals for the second-seeded Seahawks, who finished with 13.

Wagner, which snapped a three game skid in tourney play, will face Robert Morris in the semifinals on Sunday.

Ken Horton led the seventh-seeded Blue Devils (13-16) with 25 points. Kyle Vinales added 16 points and Robby Ptacek 10.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CCSU
WAG
Points 77 87
FG Made-Attempted 22-59 (.373) 30-60 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 8-25 (.320) 6-17 (.353)
FT Made-Attempted 25-29 (.862) 21-26 (.808)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 20

2011-12 Season

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Jan 14, 2012 @WAG 67, CCSU 58Recap
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