Rivers' 20 points lifts Wagner over Bryant 89-75

The Associated PressFebruary 17, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) -- Latif Rivers scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures, and Wagner pulled away from Bryant in the second half for an 89-75 victory in Northeast Conference play Saturday afternoon.

Jonathon Williams had 15 points, Marcus Burton 14 and Kenneth Ortiz had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Seahawks, (15-10, 9-5), who have won two straight and three of four.

Wagner was ahead 37-34 at halftime, but Bryant led 63-60 on O'Shea's 3-pointer. Wagner put together a 22-8 run capped by Williams' free throws at 1:05 for an 82-71 advantage.

Joe O'Shea had 21 points and eight rebounds, Dyami Starks scored 19 points, Frankie Dobbs 13 and Alex Francis scored 10 with eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (16-8, 9-4), who have lost two straight after a three-game winning streak.

Wins by Robert Morris and LIU Brooklyn, both 10-4, knocked Bryant out of first place in the conference.