Alcorn State vs Canisius

Canisius 87, Alcorn St. 74

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Isaac Sosa scored 21 points and Billy Baron added 19 as Canisius defeated Alcorn State 87-74 Thursday night.

Sosa was 8 of 12 from the field for the Golden Griffins (9-3), including 5 of 9 from 3-point range. He has hit 29 of 55 behind the arc (52.7 percent) in his last seven games.

The senior guard scored eight points during a 17-5 Canisius run at the end of the first half for a 44-32 halftime lead. Baron hit three free throws after being fouled on a 3-point try at the first-half buzzer.

Marquiz Baker scored 30 and Anthony Nieves 20 for the Braves (2-12), who have lost eight straight. Baker has averaged 25.7 in three games since returning from a knee injury that had sidelined him since November of 2011.

Jordan Heath had 14 points and Chris Manhertz 11 for Canisius in the Chevrolet Gotham Classic game

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Alcorn State Braves
S. Raquil, F251-20-02132
J. Nicholas, F161-13-40155
M. Baker, G3910-224-404130
A. Nieves, G377-155-742220
L. Luckett, G332-72-23756
I. Francis142-30-02124
A. Evans132-40-05305
M. Starks111-20-04032
T. Hunt60-10-01000
M. Myles30-00-02110
T. Birdie20-00-00100
J. Hester10-00-00010
Totals 26-5714-1725212374
 45.6%82.4% 
Canisius Golden Griffins
J. Heath, F285-64-872114
C. Manhertz, F284-73-481211
B. Baron, G344-119-1045219
I. Sosa, G268-120-032121
H. Washington, G200-00-01210
A. Hymes231-54-56337
R. Groves161-53-42236
F. Asprilla143-30-03006
J. Heath101-61-24003
T. Edwards10-10-00000
Totals 27-5624-3341171387
 48.2%72.7% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.16-218-15185
Alcorn St.13-515-15253
Jackson St.12-620-16222
Southern U.11-722-13186
Alabama St.9-914-17265
Prairie View7-117-24334
Alabama A&M6-1210-18332
Ark.-PB6-128-25310
Miss. Val.6-128-27330
Grambling4-147-24350

MAAC
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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NMEX 55 Final
CINCY 54