Wagner beats Old Westbury 83-49
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Burton scored 22 points with four assists and three steals in Wagner’s 83-49 victory over Old Westbury in a non-conference game on Thursday night.
Burton hit 50 percent from the field and went 4 of 10 from beyond the arc for the Seahawks (1-2). Aaren Edmead scored 13 points, Romone Saunders 11 and Corey Hensen chipped in with 9. The team outrebounded Old Westbury 42-23.
Burton, Edmead and Saunders combined for four 3-pointers early in the first period to put Wagner out front 19-4 and the Seahawks led 37-17 at the break.
The Panthers started the second period with Luckens Victor and Jaquan Potter trying to close the gap but the Seahawks quickly opened it up again and turned the contest in to a runaway.
Potter led Old Westbury with 12 points and three assists.