Scores

Final

St. Peter's 55

(6-17, 3-10 MAAC)

Niagara 73

(18-6, 9-3 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 6, 2009

    Gallagher Center, Lewiston, New York

    1 2 T
    SPU 27 2855
    NIAG 35 3873

    Top Performers

    St. Peter's: R. Bacon 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Niagara: D. Williamson 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl

    Niagara 73, St. Peter's 55

    Associated Press

    LEWISTON, N.Y. -- Demetrius Williamson tied a career high with 19 points to help Niagara beat St. Peter's 73-55 Friday night.

    Williamson made five straight 3-pointers to tie another career best but left the game with 10:33 left. Williamson made a layup for a 52-38 lead and landed hard on the floor after a foul by Ryan Bacon.

    Tyrone Lewis had 16 points while Bilal Benn had 13 points and seven rebounds as Niagara (18-6, 9-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) won its fourth straight.

    Nick Leon led St. Peter's (6-17, 3-10 MAAC) with 16 points and 9 rebounds while Bacon had 15 points and 7 rebounds.

    Niagara led 35-27 at halftime after an early 10-2 run during which Williamson drained a pair of 3-pointers.

    The Purple Eagles shot 24-of-56 from the floor for the game and 10-of-24 on 3-pointers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SPU
    NIAG
    Points 55 73
    FG Made-Attempted 22-57 (.386) 24-56 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 10-24 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 15-18 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 20

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 9, 2009 NIAG 62, @SPU 55Recap
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