Scores

Final

Wagner 38

(1-2, 1-2 away)

N Carolina Cent 36

(3-4, 2-1 home)

1:00 PM ET, November 24, 2012

McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium, Durham, North Carolina

1 2 T
WAG 25 1338
NCCU 17 1936

Top Performers

Wagner: M. Burton 10 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

North Carolina Central: J. Copeland 8 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Wagner 38, NC Central 36

Associated Press

DURHAM, N.C. -- Jonathon Williams scored 11 points and Marcus Burton added 10 as Wagner managed a 38-36 victory over North Carolina Central Saturday.

The Seahawks (1-2), up 20-6, led 25-17 at the break and won despite scoring 13 second-half points. Wagner made 18.8 percent (3 of 16) of its shots after halftime.

North Carolina Central (3-4) rallied behind Jeremy Ingram, the only Eagle in double figures with 10 points. Ingram's 3-pointer tied it at 28-28 early in the second half, but Burton's trey promptly regained the lead for good for Wagner, 31-28.

Twice in the second half, North Carolina Central closed within a point. But after Jay Copeland's layup with 10 seconds left cut it to 37-36, Wagner's Kenneth Ortiz hit a free throw at 0:06. The Eagles' Ray Willis missed a long trey at 0:01.

Wagner shot 28.9 percent (11 of 38) to North Carolina Central's 22.6 percent (12 of 53).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WAG
NCCU
Points 38 36
FG Made-Attempted 11-38 (.289) 12-53 (.226)
3P Made-Attempted 2-9 (.222) 4-15 (.267)
FT Made-Attempted 14-22 (.636) 8-14 (.571)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 0

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