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Niagara vs Canisius

Niagara 75, Canisius 56

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Antoine Mason scored 22 points and Niagara defeated Canisius 75-56 on Thursday night for its third straight win.

Marvin Jordan added 16 points with five 3-pointers and Ameen Tanksley had 11 for the Purple Eagles (9-11, 4-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Niagara made nine 3-pointers in the game.

Juan'ya Green, who came in averaging 18.6 points per game for Niagara, was held to six points but had 11 assists.

It was the second-fewest points allowed this season by Niagara, which gave up 52 to Sam Houston State in a win on Nov. 23.

The Purple Eagles shot 49.1 percent (28 of 57) while holding Canisius to 31 percent (18 of 58).

Alshwan Hymes scored 20 points, while Chris Manhertz got a double-double with 13 points and 15 rebounds. Gaby Belardo also scored 13 points for the Golden Griffins (4-14, 1-7), who have lost five of their past six games.

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Niagara Purple Eagles
S. Gillette, F141-10-03052
J. Green, G362-81-231126
A. Mason, G367-167-863322
M. Lemmons, G264-60-03329
A. Tanksley, G235-70-022311
M. Jordan325-121-252016
J. Thomas253-40-08136
J. Turner81-31-11013
Totals 28-5710-1334221975
 49.1%76.9% 
Canisius Golden Griffins
C. Manhertz, F384-75-5150213
J. Heath, F331-42-38234
G. Belardo, G404-163-415213
H. Washington, G362-102-25326
A. Hymes, G357-163-511420
F. Milian90-30-02010
K. Bleeker60-20-03000
M. Dhal30-00-00010
Totals 18-5815-1936111556
 31%78.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona0-03-128
Canisius0-02-1204
Quinnipiac0-02-132
Monmouth0-02-2202
Rider0-02-2318
Fairfield0-02-3240
Niagara0-01-2279
Siena0-01-2160
Manhattan0-01-3258
Marist0-00-3254
St. Peters0-00-4319
 
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