Morales 20 points spark Wagner in 58-44 upset win at VCU

NCAA Basketball

RICHMOND, Va. (AP)Alex Morales scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Wagner dominated on the boards to score an upset of Virginia Commonwealth, 58-44, on Saturday.

Elijah Ford scored on back-to-back layups to start the second half and the Seahawks did not trail the rest of the way, out-rebounding the Rams 42-24 and holding them to just 42 field goal attempts.

Morales hit 6 of 10 from the field, was 2-for-2 from distance and 6-for-6 from the line and knocking down four straight free throws in the final 1:11 to seal the win. Ford was 6 of 12 from the floor and added 14 points for Wagner (2-0).

Keshawn Curry finished with 12 points for VCU (1-1).

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