LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) Dominic Robb scored 18 points on 9 of 13 from the field and Niagara held on down the stretch to defeat Norfolk State 65-61 on Saturday.

Back-to-back baskets by Kahlil Dukes pushed Niagara to a nine point lead, 58-49, with 4:37 left. Norfolk State regained control from there, however, putting together a 9-2 stretch to cut it back to 60-58 on a Jonathan Wade jumper with 2:30 remaining.

A Zaynah Robinson 3-pointer got the Spartans (2-8) to down to one, but a free throw by James Towns and two more by Dukes finally put Norfolk State away.

Dukes finished with 11 points for the Purple Eagles (3-7), who shot just 39 percent but hit 15 of 18 at the line.

Wade led all scorers with 23 for the Spartans. Alex Long finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds for Norfolk State

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