Northeast Tournament - Recap - Long Island Defeats Wagner 94-82
|Northeast Tournament - Recap - Long Island Defeats Wagner 94-82|
Long Island earned a 94-82 victory over Wagner on Saturday, getting 23 points from C.J. Garner at Spiro Sports Center.
Bettors who backed Long Island were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 6 at sportsbooks.
Booker Hucks had 14 points for Long Island and E.J. Reed chipped in with 13 points. Jason Brickman had 10 assists for them, while Jamal Olasewere was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Wagner got 23 points from Jonathon Williams in a losing cause and another 18 points from Marcus Burton. Kenneth Ortiz contributed 9 assists for them, while Kenneth Ortiz had 8 rebounds.
Long Island hit the break leading 49-29 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Long Island as they grabbed 40 boards, while Wagner only had 32.