NCAA Basketball

Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (11-19)


Thu. 2/16 Sat. 2/18 Thu. 2/23 Sat. 2/25 Wed. 3/1
@ SHeart 
L 81-91
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vs. MSM 
L 74-79
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@ RMor 
L 76-77
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@ StF-Pa 
L 64-70
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@ Wagner 
L 70-72
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Wagner edges Fairleigh Dickinson 72-70 in NEC Tourney

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) JoJo Cooper's late layup made the difference and Wagner edged Fairleigh Dickinson 72-70 in the Northeast Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday night.

Cooper's winning layup came with 1:41 to play and Fairleigh Dickinson missed three attempts after that as the Seahawks (16-13) held on for the victory. Wagner meets St. Francis in the NEC Semifinals Saturday.

Michael Carey led the Seahawks with a career-high 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to notch his 11th double-double of the season. Corey Henson added 14 points, AJ Sumbry had 11 points and nine rebounds and Cooper finished with eight points.

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Leaders
Points: D. Anderson17.0
Rebounds: M. Holloway6.3
Assists: S. Jiggetts4.2
FG%: D. Anderson41.7%
FT%: D. Anderson82.0%
3P%: D. Anderson36.8%
Steals: D. Anderson2.0
Blocks: M. Miller0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga36-1
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 Kentucky32-6
6 North Carolina31-7
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon33-5
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga36-1
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 Kentucky32-6
6 UCLA31-5
7 Duke28-9
8 North Carolina31-7
9 Oregon33-5
10 Louisville25-9
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Northeast Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Mount St. Mary's 14-4 20-16
LIU Brooklyn 13-5 20-12
Wagner 11-7 16-14
Saint Francis U 11-7 17-17
Robert Morris 9-9 14-19
Bryant 9-9 12-20
Fairleigh Dickinson 9-9 11-19
Sacred Heart 8-10 13-19
Central Connecticut State 4-14 6-23
St. Francis Brooklyn 2-16 4-27
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 72.8 (186)
Rebounds: 9.7 (234)
Assists: 12.2 (258)
FG%: 44.0% (199)
FT%: 76.5% (20)
3P%: 33.2% (263)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 75.0 (245)
Rebounds: 23.3 (308)
Assists: 14.6 (283)
FG%: 45.1% (239)
FT%: 69.5% (125)
3P%: 34.2% (140)
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