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Rush carries Fairleigh Dickinson over Wagner 88-86 in OT

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) Brandon Rush had a career-high 36 points, including two free throws with 23 seconds left in overtime, as Fairleigh Dickinson narrowly defeated Wagner 88-86 on Thursday night.

Rush converted all 10 of his foul shots.

Anquan Hill had 14 points for Fairleigh Dickinson (4-20, 4-10 Northeast Conference). John Square Jr. added seven rebounds and three blocks.

Alex Morales had 25 points and nine rebounds for the Seahawks (19-4, 13-2). Will Martinez added 21 points and Raekwon Rogers had 11 points.

Morales made a reverse layup with 11.6 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.

The Knights leveled the season series against the Seahawks. Wagner defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 95-64 on Jan. 17.

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Updated February 24, 2022

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