Wagner hits 16 3s, smothers Bryant 96-76
NEW YORK (AP) — Blake Francis scored a career-high 29 points, Romone Saunders added 24, each knocking down six 3-pointers, and Wagner rolled to its seventh-straight victory, 96-76 over Bryant on Thursday night.
JoJo Cooper had three 3s and scored 15 points for the Seahawks (18-6, 11-2 Northeast Conference), who are 13-0 at home.
The Bulldogs (2-24, 1-12), who have lost nine straight, had an 11-0 run to take a 20-13 lead but shortly after that Wagner had a scored 10 in a row, capped by a Francis 3, for a 29-26 lead. That run turned into a 26-6 surge that helped the Seahawks lead 54-43 at the half.
Wagner made 9 of 18 3-pointers and kept it up in the second half, making seven more 3s to finish with a season-high 16 on 37 attempts.
Brandon Carroll led Bryant with 25 points and 12 rebounds, both career bests. Ikenna Ndugba had 21 points.