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Ortiz, Wagner beat Penn in OT 68-63
Saturday, Dec 29, 2012

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP)—Kenneth Ortiz finished with 23 points, 10 rebounds and six assists to lead Wagner past Penn 68-63 in overtime Saturday.

Miles Cartwright converted a three-point play to put Penn (2-9) up 52-51 with 2:32 remaining. Ortiz then made a layup to put Wagner (6-5) back on top, but Henry Brooks’ jumper with 1:38 left to play put Penn ahead 54-53.

Orlando Parker made 1 of 2 free throws with 37 seconds left to tie the game at 54, and Cartwright missed a last second 3, ensuring overtime.

Mario Moody made a dunk to start the overtime period, and Josh Thompson converted a layup to put Wagner up 58-54. After two Cartwright free throws cut Penn’s deficit to two, 60-58, Ortiz’s tip-in made it 62-58 with 1:36 left to play. Ortiz then converted six straight free throws to seal the victory.

Cartwright led the Quakers with 16 points.

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