NEW YORK (AP) Marcus Burton scored 20 points, and Stedman Allen finished with a double-double to help Wagner beat LIU Brooklyn 60-47 on Saturday.
Wagner (10-17, 8-8 Northeast Conference) bounced back after losing to Bryant 66-65 on Thursday night, and pulls into a three-way tie for fifth place in the conference with LIU Brooklyn (12-15, 8-8) and St. Francis (14-13, 8-8).
Burton shot 9 of 21 from the floor and Allen scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Wagner jumped out to a 22-11 lead midway through the first half and led by double digits the rest of the way.
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Glenn Feidanga led LIU Brooklyn with eight points as the Blackbirds shot just 12 of 54 from the floor (22.2 percent) and 4 of 19 from long range (21 percent). The Blackbirds have lost back-to-back games since having its four-game win streak snapped.