BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- James Smith scored 15 points as Marist defeated Canisius 87-63 in the quarterfinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament Saturday.
The top-seeded Red Foxes (24-7) advanced to Sunday's semifinals against fourth-seeded Siena.
The Red Foxes established a 44-32 halftime lead, then put the game away in the opening minutes of the second half with a 21-5 run.
Will Whittington was the other Marist player in double figures, scoring 10 points.
Marist was 9 of 26, or 34.6 percent, from 3-point range while Canisius was 8 of 22, or 36.4 percent, from the same distance.