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Niagara vs Marist

Niagara 57, Marist 54


POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) - Juan'ya Green scored 20 points, including the winning 3-pointer with 2 seconds left, as Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference leader Niagara ended a three-game losing streak by defeating Marist 57-54 Friday night.

The Purple Eagles (15-11, 11-4) led 50-42 with 7:09 left after two 3-pointers and two free throws by Green in a span of 1:13, but the Red Foxes (7-19, 4-11) tied it by scoring the next eight points, six on free throws.

Marist later erased a four-point Niagara lead for a 54-54 tie with 34 seconds left.

Green, a sophomore, reached 1,018 career points and junior Marvin Jordan, who had 10 points, made two 3-pointers, giving him 200 for his career.

Antoine Mason, the Purple Eagles' leading scorer, missed his third straight game with a sprained ankle.

Adam Kemp scored 17 points to lead Marist, which had beaten MAAC contenders Iona and Loyola (Md.) in its last two games.

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Niagara Purple Eagles
D. White, C263-100-26036
J. Green, G396-154-481320
M. Jordan, G383-72-331310
T. McCall, G374-90-09248
A. Tanksley, G333-91-28157
T. Cline193-80-03046
M. Lemmons70-10-01040
J. Thomas10-00-00000
Totals 22-597-114052657
Marist Red Foxes
J. Bowie, F383-73-462010
C. Lewis, F262-96-1074410
A. Kemp, C404-99-1351317
T. Curry, G403-91-35248
I. Morton, G393-60-02028
M. Thomas150-11-21101
A. Alexis10-00-00000
P. Lawrence10-00-00000
Totals 15-4120-3232101354
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Peters3-69-11232
Other games
GU 62 Final
CIN 55