Scores

Final

Canisius 54

(11-13, 6-7 MAAC)

Niagara 66

(13-12, 6-7 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 5, 2010

    Gallagher Center, Lewiston, New York

    1 2 T
    CAN 29 2554
    NIAG 35 3166

    Top Performers

    Canisius: T. Vazquez-Simmons 10 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Niagara: R. Garrison 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Niagara 66, Canisius 54

    Associated Press

    LEWISTON, N.Y. -- Rob Garrison scored 18 points and Anthony Nelson had 17 to lead Niagara to a 66-54 victory over Canisius on Friday night, splitting the season series.

    The Purple Eagles (13-12, 6-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) scored 26 points off 21 Canisius turnovers and hit 9 of 27 shots from 3-point range.

    Niagara, which lost to Canisius 73-70 in overtime on Jan. 29, took a 35-29 halftime lead. The Purple Eagles extended the lead to 44-34 with 16:50 left, but the Golden Griffins used an 11-0 run to pull ahead 45-44 with 12:19 to go.

    Niagara responded with an 8-0 run to take the lead for good.

    Canisius held Bilal Benn, Niagara's second-leading scorer (14.0) to six points, but he had 11 rebounds.

    Julius Coles led the Golden Griffins (11-13, 6-7) with 16 points. Tomas Vazquez-Simmons had 10 points and 11 rebounds for his second double-double of the season.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CAN
    NIAG
    Points 54 66
    FG Made-Attempted 22-60 (.367) 24-56 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 9-27 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-6 (.667) 9-11 (.818)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 12

    2009-10 Season

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