Brown scores 17 points to lead St. Joe’s over Wagner
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Brown had 17 points and seven rebounds and Saint Joseph’s defeated Wagner 59-57 on Saturday despite going the final 4:53 without a point.
Lamarr Kimble scored 12 points for Saint Joseph’s (7-5), which improved to 5-1 at home. Taylor Funk added 11 points.
Romone Saunders had 15 points and nine rebounds to lead Wagner (5-6). Elijah Davis scored 12 points and Nigel Jackson added 10.
Kimble’s 3-pointer gave Saint Joseph’s a 59-52 lead at the 4:53 mark but the Hawks missed their last four attempts and finished 20 of 48 from the field (42 percent). The Seahawks scored only five points over those final minutes and finished 22 of 61 from the field (36 percent). Neither team scored in the final 1:29 after a driving layup by Saunders drew Wagner within two points.