Scores

Final

Niagara 66

(13-8, 9-1 MAAC)

Canisius 65

(13-8, 6-4 MAAC)

Coverage: ESPN3

4:00 PM ET, January 27, 2013

Koessler Athletic Center, Buffalo, New York

1 2 T
NIAG 25 4166
CAN 32 3365

Top Performers

Niagara: M. Jordan 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

Canisius: C. Manhertz 17 Pts, 15 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Niagara 66, Canisius 65

Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Marvin Jordan came off the bench to score 23 points and hit the game-winning 3-pointer for Niagara in the Purple Eagles' 66-65 win over Canisius on Sunday for in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play.

Niagara (13-8, 9-1), which trailed 32-25 at halftime, rallied to tie the game at 59 behind a jumper from Antoine Mason with 3:29 left to play. Canisius' Billy Baron broke open a 63-all tie with a layup at the 11 second mark but Jordan connected on his game-winner on the ensuing possession.

Mason, who has scored in double figures through the first 21 games this season and in 28 straight games dating back to last season, finished with 14. The Purple Eagles are off to their best MAAC start in program history and have won nine straight conference games.

Chris Manhertz had 17 points and 15 boards for Canisius (13-8, 6-4).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NIAG
CAN
Points 66 65
FG Made-Attempted 24-59 (.407) 25-65 (.385)
3P Made-Attempted 6-25 (.240) 10-31 (.323)
FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 5-8 (.625)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 10

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 27, 2013 NIAG 66, @CAN 65Recap
Feb 10, 2013 CAN 77, @NIAG 70Recap