PITTSBURGH — Blake Francis scored 21 points with five 3-pointers, JoJo Cooper scored 17 with nine assists and Wagner beat Robert Morris 77-64 on Sunday to take sole possession of first place in the Northeast Conference.
Shack Scott added 10 points and Romone Saunders grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds for Wagner (15-6, 8-2).
Leondre Washington led Robert Morris (13-10, 7-3) with a career-high 20 points shooting 5 of 7 from 3-point range, Matty McConnell scored 19 with nine rebounds and Koby Thomas grabbed nine boards.
The Seawolves erased their 10-point halftime deficit when Francis made a pair of 3s and Scott added a pair of layups to knot the score at 42.
McConnell and Francis each made a pair of 3s before AJ Sumbry’s layup with 14:14 left put Wagner ahead for good. The Colonials went more than seven minutes without scoring, and Washington’s 3 with 7:28 left made it 59-51. Robert Morris never got closer than seven the rest of the way.