Scores

Final

Canisius 63

(12-19, 6-12 MAAC)

Marist 87

(24-7, 14-4 MAAC)

    4:00 PM ET, March 3, 2007

    Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    CAN 32 3163
    MRST 44 4387

    Top Performers

    Canisius: F. Turner 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Marist: S. Benjamin 16 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast

    Marist 87, Canisius 63

    Associated Press

    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.

    Jared Jordan scored 14 points and totaled 10 assists for Marist, and Ryan Stilphen added 13 points. The Red Foxes shot 50.7 percent from the field, winning their ninth straight game.

    Eighth-seeded Canisius (12-19) received 18 points each from Corey Herring and Frank Turner. The Golden Griffins shot 41.7 percent from the field and committed 26 turnovers.

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CAN
    MRST
    Points 63 87
    FG Made-Attempted 20-48 (.417) 34-67 (.507)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 9-26 (.346)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 10-16 (.625)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 30

    2006-07 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Dec 8, 2006 @MRST 80, CAN 69Recap
    Jan 20, 2007 @CAN 84, MRST 74Recap
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