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
Monmouth17-328-852
Iona16-422-1177
Siena13-721-13104
Fairfield12-819-14142
St. Peters12-814-16208
Manhattan9-1113-18228
Canisius8-1214-19221
Rider8-1213-20242
Quinnipiac6-149-21297
Niagara5-157-25316
Marist4-167-23318

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Wagner13-523-11184
F. Dickinson11-718-15204
St. Fran.-NY11-715-17275
Sacred Heart11-712-18258
Mt St Marys10-814-19245
LIU-Brooklyn9-916-15254
St. Fran.-Pa.9-913-17266
Robert Morris8-1010-22291
Bryant5-138-23320
CCSU3-154-25351
 
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