NCAA Basketball

Wagner Seahawks (16-14)


Sat. 2/18 Thu. 2/23 Sat. 2/25 Wed. 3/1 Sat. 3/4
@ StF-NY 
W 73-55
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vs. Bryant 
W 69-66
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vs. LIU 
L 84-88
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vs. FDU 
W 72-70
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vs. StF-Pa 
L 70-71
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Braxton's heave at buzzer sends Red Flash into NEC final

NEW YORK (AP) Keith Braxton's awkward heave from beyond the arc went in at the buzzer giving Saint Francis (Pa.) a 71-70 victory over Wagner on Saturday, sending the Red Flash into the Northeast Conference Tournament championship game.

Michael Carey's hook shot gave the Seahawks (16-15) the lead with nine seconds remaining before Jamaal King drove then kicked the ball out to Braxton, who was smothered by a defender but launched the ball to the basket where it rolled around, almost out, then fell through the hoop.

No. 4 seed Saint Francis will play Tuesday at top-seeded Mount St. Mary's, a 75-66 winner over No. 7 seed Robert Morris, for the tournament championship and an NCAA Tournament berth.

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Leaders
Points: C. Henson14.6
Rebounds: M. Carey9.1
Assists: J. Cooper3.6
FG%: M. Carey47.3%
FT%: No qualifiers
3P%: C. Henson35.3%
Steals: J. Cooper1.1
Blocks: A. Sumbry1.3
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: 68.2 (289)
Rebounds: 14.5 (4)
Assists: 10.9 (329)
FG%: 42.8% (263)
FT%: 69.1% (214)
3P%: 33.2% (268)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 65.8 (39)
Rebounds: 25.0 (207)
Assists: 11.7 (65)
FG%: 40.9% (35)
FT%: 69.1% (106)
3P%: 33.6% (106)
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