Niagara vs St. Francis (Pa.)

Niagara 65, St. Francis (Pa.) 63

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LORETTO, Pa. (AP) - Juan'ya Green's layup with 0.2 seconds left gave Niagara a 65-63 win over St. Francis (Pa.) Monday night.

With it tied at 63 with 9 seconds left, Niagara (3-3) drove the length of the court. Green received the ball at the top of the key and threw up a runner in the paint with 2 seconds left. The ball bounced around for 1.8 seconds before falling in - dashing St. Francis' hopes of its first win of the season.

Niagara intercepted the ensuing inbound pass as time expired.

The Purple Eagles, who at one point trailed by as many as 21, used a 27-6 spurt in the opening 9 minutes of the second half to come back. Skylar Jones' three-point play gave Niagara its first lead, 47-44, with 11:19 remaining.

Antoine Mason led Niagara with 15 points and Green had 14.

Anthony Ervin led St. Francis (0-5) with 16 points.

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Niagara Purple Eagles
S. Gillette, F142-20-05134
M. Jordan, G394-111-532312
J. Green, G367-180-051314
A. Mason, G337-130-153215
A. Tanksley, G244-103-461211
J. Thomas241-50-28112
A. Langford170-14-42044
S. Jones101-31-11013
E. Williams30-10-00000
Totals 26-649-173991965
 40.6%52.9% 
St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash
E. Brown, F282-41-21015
S. Eatherton, F194-54-552312
S. Whyatt, G372-70-15635
O. Jackson, G283-70-04218
C. Johnson, G252-20-00646
A. Ervin316-71-230216
J. Taylor304-42-431211
S. Stanley20-00-00000
Totals 23-368-1421171663
 63.9%57.1% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth8-216-557
St. Peters7-311-9182
Iona6-413-8105
Siena6-49-12163
Canisius5-512-9116
Rider5-512-9197
Quinnipiac5-58-12219
Niagara4-67-14296
Fairfield3-68-10192
Marist3-66-14242
Manhattan2-87-14252

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F. Dickinson7-19-10233
Mt St Marys7-19-12163
LIU-Brooklyn6-213-8231
Wagner4-48-10277
St. Fran.-Pa.4-47-12283
Sacred Heart3-58-13301
Robert Morris3-57-14267
Bryant3-56-15300
St. Fran.-NY2-64-17341
CCSU1-73-16348
 
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