Brown sinks Wagner 72-71 in OT

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)—Matt Mullery made a layup with 5 seconds left that rallied Brown to a 72-71 overtime victory against Wagner on Monday night.

Trailing 71-70 with 20 seconds remaining in overtime following a field goal by Tucker Halpern, Brown (6-9) called a timeout.

The Bears then put pressure on the Seahawks (2-13) and Brown’s Adrian Williams picked up a loose ball on the Wagner inbounds pass, giving the Bears possession with 9 seconds remaining. Mullery ran past his defender to hit the game-winner. Wagner’s Chris Martin got off a desperation 3 at the buzzer, but the ball bounced off the rim.

Halpern led Brown with a career-high 22 points and seven boards.

Michael Orock paced Wagner with 19 points.

The Bears grabbed a 62-60 lead with 34 seconds left in regulation on Halpern’s jumper. But Orock’s dunk with 19 seconds remaining sent the game into overtime.

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Michael Orock Michael Orock
7-10,  19 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Brown
Tucker Halpern Tucker Halpern
9-20,  22 Pts
7 Rebs, 6 Assists

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