Wagner 90, Quinnipiac 80

Latif Rivers scored a season-high 30 points and Wagner snapped a

two-game losing streak by defeating Quinnipiac 90-80 Thursday


The Seahawks (9-9, 5-2 Northeast Conference) got off to a slow

start, allowing an 11-0 run early that put them behind. But they

caught Quinnipiac (12-6, 4-3) at 30 and then took the lead for good

as T.J. Czeski made a 3-pointer with 3:08 left in the half.

Quinnipiac shaved the Wagner lead to two points (36-34) by


Rivers made 7 of 12 shots from the field, including 4 of 6 from

3-point range, and went 12 of 12 from the free-throw line.

James Johnson led Quinnipiac with 24 points and Dominic Langston

added 15. The Bobcats, who came into the game as the nation’s top

rebounding team (43.1 per game), won the battle of the boards


Chris Martin added 16 points and Tyler Murray had 11 for the