Scores

Final

Loyola (MD) 69

(15-5, 8-2 MAAC)

Niagara 57

(9-13, 4-6 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 27, 2012

    Gallagher Center, Lewiston, New York

    1 2 T
    L-MD 27 4269
    NIAG 23 3457

    Top Performers

    Loyola (MD): J. Drummond 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

    Niagara: J. Green 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Loyola (Md.) 69, Niagara 57

    Associated Press

    LEWISTON, N.Y. -- Justin Drummond scored 21 points and Loyola (Md.) rallied in the second half to defeat Niagara 69-57 on Friday night.

    Loyola took the lead for good with a 15-2 run that erased a 46-44 deficit. Two free throws by Drummond capped the run and gave the Greyhounds a 59-48 lead with 1:58 remaining.

    The Greyhounds made 10 of 12 free throws in the final 2 minutes and were 24 of 30 for the game. Drummond hit 11 of 12 from the line.

    Erik Etherly added 18 points and Robert Olson had 11 for Loyola (15-8, 8-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which has won three in a row and six of its past seven games.

    The Greyhounds outrebounded Niagara 33-26 and outscored the Purple Eagles in the paint 30-18.

    Antoine Mason scored 19 points and Juan'ya Green had 11 for Niagara (9-13, 4-6), which has lost two straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    L-MD
    NIAG
    Points 69 57
    FG Made-Attempted 21-40 (.525) 22-56 (.393)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-10 (.300) 6-25 (.240)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-30 (.800) 7-18 (.389)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 4

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 2, 2012 NIAG 66, @L-MD 61Recap
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    Mar 3, 2012 @L-MD 86, NIAG 73Recap