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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Scoreboard
Niagara (3-3) «204565
St. Francis (Pa.) (0-6)382563

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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% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276

Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-12224
Wagner11-716-14245
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
Bryant9-912-20286
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
CCSU4-146-23344
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348
 
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Louisville 79
Stetson 70 Final
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JAST 45 Final
Memphis 70
Jville 56 Final
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California 73