BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Akeem Johnson came off the bench to score a career-high 21 points, leading St. Francis (N.Y.) to its fourth consecutive victory with a 76-58 win over Canisius on Friday night.
The Terriers (5-3) trailed 22-11 at the 10:27 mark of the second half, but scored 12 straight to take a one-point lead with 5:57 left before halftime.
Stefan Perunicic went 4 for 6 from 3-point range in the opening half, including one with 31 seconds to go that gave St. Francis a 37-35 lead at the break.
St. Francis was 25 for 54 from the field (46.3 percent) and held the Golden Griffins to 19-of-55 shooting (34.6 percent).
Johnson shot 8 for 11 from the floor and led the Terriers in rebounds with eight. Ricky Cadell added 20 points for St. Francis.