Canisius vs Buffalo

Canisius defeats Buffalo 69-55


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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Billy Baron scored a game-high 23 points to help Canisius overcome a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat Buffalo 69-55 Wednesday night.

Chris Perez had 16 points for the Golden Griffins (6-3). Phil Valenti came off the bench to score 11 points and grab five rebounds.

Josh Freelove and Will Regan combined for a trio of 3-pointers to help Buffalo forge an early lead. The Bulls went into halftime riding a 35-26 advantage.

But Canisius emerged from the break a different team. Down by 10 at 12:49 in the second, the Golden Griffins mounted a 30-8 run to lead 67-55 with 30 seconds left to play. Buffalo went the last four minutes of the game without scoring a point.

The leader for the Bulls (4-3) was Javon McCrea with 13 points and six rebounds. The loss breaks a four-game winning streak for Buffalo.

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Canisius (6-3) «264369
Buffalo (4-3)352055

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