Long Island vs. Wagner: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Long Island vs. Wagner: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Long Island 92
(15-13, 6-9 away)
Wagner 94
(16-11, 11-2 home)
Venue: Spiro Sports Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Long Island 45 47 92
Wagner 38 56 94
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Long Island C Garner 22 J Olasewere 7 J Brickman 7
Wagner J Williams 20 M Moody 6 K Ortiz 9

In a high-scoring affair, Long Island suffered a heartbreaking loss against Wagner 94-92 in conference play. The Blackbirds are now 0-2 against Wagner this season. The Blackbirds got a good performance from C.J. Garner, who put up a game-high 22 points and six assists. Jamal Olasewere had 21 points and added seven rebounds. For the Seahawks, Mario Moody got 19 points and six rebounds. Long Island (15-13, 10-6 NEC) welcomes Sacred Heart (9-17, 7-8 NEC) on Thursday, Feb. 28.

Long Island Game Notes

  • Long Island started 15-13 during the 2008 and 2007 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Blackbirds have been unlucky six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Long Island is 26-22 in close games.
  • When the opposition records 94 or more total points this season, Long Island has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 35 or more field goals made this season, Long Island has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records nine or more blocks this season, Long Island has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • Long Island has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past 11 games.
  • This is the second loss of the season where the Blackbirds opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (C.J. Garner and Jamal Olasewere) accounted for 46.7 percent of the points.
  • C.J. Garner has led the team in scoring in four out of 28 games this season.
  • Jamal Olasewere has led the team in rebounding in 20 out of 28 games this season.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of C.J. Garner's career.
  • C.J. Garner has six straight double-digit point games.
  • C.J. Garner had a career high with 10 free throws made.
  • Jason Brickman had a career high with 19 points.
  • This marks the 22nd 20-point game of Jamal Olasewere's career.
  • Jamal Olasewere had career highs with four three-pointers and a 100 percent three-point percentage.

Wagner Game Notes

  • The Seahawks won this one, but have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Wagner is 40-27 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Jonathon Williams and Mario Moody) accounted for 41.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kenneth Ortiz and Mario Moody) accounted for 46.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jonathon Williams has led the team in scoring 13 times in 27 games this season.
  • Kenneth Ortiz has led the team in rebounding four times in 27 games this season.
  • Latif Rivers has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of Jonathon Williams's career.
  • Jonathon Williams has nine straight double-digit point games.
LIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+C.J. Garner392256113
AJamal Olasewere322171201
AJason Brickman3719570010
AKenny Onyechi15551000
BTroy Joseph11720001
B-Booker Hucks13720001
C+E.J. Reed20710000
CB. Thompson20231001
CGerrell Martin13210100
WAG PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Mario Moody221961200
AOrlando Parker21841230
AKenneth Ortiz31869305
AJ. Williams302040202
ALatif Rivers391224110
B+Marcus Burton16912201
BDwaun Anderson10910000
CJosh Thompson23611032
CNaofall Folahan8310021

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