Scores

Final

Niagara 57

(20-6, 11-3 MAAC)

Canisius 41

(7-18, 2-13 MAAC)

    7:30 PM ET, February 12, 2009

    Koessler Athletic Center, Buffalo, New York

    1 2 T
    NIAG 31 2657
    CAN 20 2141

    Top Performers

    Niagara: A. Nelson 10 Pts, 6 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

    Canisius: G. Logins 20 Pts, 5 Reb

    Niagara 57, Canisius 41

    Associated Press

    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Tyrone Lewis scored 14 points to lead Niagara to a 57-41 win over Canisius Thursday night.

    Niagara (20-6, 11-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) took command of the game in the first half with an 18-4 run. A field goal by Bilal Benn gave the Purple Eagles a 23-10 lead with 7:47 left in the half.

    Canisius (7-18, 2-13 MAAC) rallied behind an 11-3 second-half run, pulling to within seven on a 3-pointer by Greg Logins that made it 41-34 with 14:25 left. But the Golden Griffins scored just one more field goal the rest of the night.

    Benn finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Purple Eagles, who have won their last six games by an average of 16 points. Anthony Nelson added 10 points and seven assists.

    Logins led Canisius with 20 points. The Golden Griffins logged their sixth straight loss and matched their season-low scoring output.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIAG
    CAN
    Points 57 41
    FG Made-Attempted 21-57 (.368) 12-49 (.245)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-20 (.250) 5-13 (.385)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-20 (.500) 12-17 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 1

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 26, 2009 @NIAG 75, CAN 69Recap
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