Niagara vs Loyola-Maryland

Loyola (Md.) 86, Niagara 73

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Dylon Cormier scored 15 of his 23 points in the second half and Loyola (Md.) defeated Niagara 86-73 in the quarterfinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament on Saturday night.

The Greyhounds (22-8) outscored Niagara 44-22 in the paint, including 22-8 in the second half.

Loyola shot 69.2 percent from the field (18 of 26) and outscored the Purple Eagles 49-36 in the second half.

Tied at 37 at halftime, Loyola opened the final 20 minutes on a 19-14 run to take the lead for good. Justin Drummond's dunk put the Greyhounds on top 48-41 with 16:38 to play.

Erik Etherly added 21 points and Shane Walker had 13 points and 12 rebounds for second-seeded Loyola, which plays in the semifinals Sunday.

Juan'ya Green led seventh-seeded Niagara (14-19) with 22 points. Malcolm Lemmons and Antoine Mason added 11 points apiece for the Purple Eagles.

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Niagara Purple Eagles
J. Thomas, F204-51-12149
J. Green, G396-187-1148222
A. Mason, G364-111-221411
M. Lemmons, G293-64-443111
A. Tanksley, G222-83-43038
M. Jordan323-60-03129
A. Langford130-10-01030
S. Gillette61-11-20033
J. Turner30-10-01000
P. Kowalski00-00-00000
Totals 23-5717-2425142273
 40.4%70.8% 
Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds
S. Walker, F375-73-4124313
E. Etherly, F348-115-642221
D. Cormier, G368-124-563223
R. Olson, G343-71-24539
R. Williams, G132-32-21136
J. Drummond211-34-44046
A. Winbush192-22-41026
J. Latham60-12-20022
J. Brooks00-00-00000
L. Wandrusch00-00-00000
Totals 29-4623-2933152186
 63%79.3% 
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Holy Cross5-1315-20248
Lafayette3-156-24329
 
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