Niagara vs St. Francis (Pa.)

Niagara 65, St. Francis (Pa.) 63

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LORETTO, Pa. (AP) - Juan'ya Green's layup with 0.2 seconds left gave Niagara a 65-63 win over St. Francis (Pa.) Monday night.

With it tied at 63 with 9 seconds left, Niagara (3-3) drove the length of the court. Green received the ball at the top of the key and threw up a runner in the paint with 2 seconds left. The ball bounced around for 1.8 seconds before falling in - dashing St. Francis' hopes of its first win of the season.

Niagara intercepted the ensuing inbound pass as time expired.

The Purple Eagles, who at one point trailed by as many as 21, used a 27-6 spurt in the opening 9 minutes of the second half to come back. Skylar Jones' three-point play gave Niagara its first lead, 47-44, with 11:19 remaining.

Antoine Mason led Niagara with 15 points and Green had 14.

Anthony Ervin led St. Francis (0-5) with 16 points.

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Scoreboard
Niagara (3-3) «204565
St. Francis (Pa.) (0-6)382563

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Niagara Purple Eagles
S. Gillette, F142-20-05134
M. Jordan, G394-111-532312
J. Green, G367-180-051314
A. Mason, G337-130-153215
A. Tanksley, G244-103-461211
J. Thomas241-50-28112
A. Langford170-14-42044
S. Jones101-31-11013
E. Williams30-10-00000
Totals 26-649-173991965
 40.6%52.9% 
St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash
E. Brown, F282-41-21015
S. Eatherton, F194-54-552312
S. Whyatt, G372-70-15635
O. Jackson, G283-70-04218
C. Johnson, G252-20-00646
A. Ervin316-71-230216
J. Taylor304-42-431211
S. Stanley20-00-00000
Totals 23-368-1421171663
 63.9%57.1% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Fairfield0-02-082
Manhattan0-01-0241
Monmouth0-02-145
Rider0-02-167
Niagara0-01-1126
Iona0-01-2112
Quinnipiac0-01-2322
Canisius0-00-285
Marist0-00-2341
St. Peters0-00-2205
Siena0-00-3241

Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner0-01-146
F. Dickinson0-01-268
CCSU0-01-3240
LIU-Brooklyn0-01-3272
Bryant0-00-2128
Sacred Heart0-00-285
St. Fran.-NY0-00-2294
St. Fran.-Pa.0-00-2294
Mt St Marys0-00-3235
Robert Morris0-00-3114
 
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LB St 66 Final
Louisville 79
Stetson 70 Final
Florida 96
XAV 82 Final
VANDY 70
JAST 45 Final
Memphis 70
Jville 56 Final
MU 88
McNse St 57 Final
California 73