Scores

Final

Canisius 69

(3-3, 1-0 home)

    5:00 PM ET, November 26, 2013

    Alumni Gym (Elon University), Elon, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    MET 36 4783
    CAN 28 4169

    Top Performers

    Metro State: M. McCarron 28 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

    Canisius: D. Raney 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Stl

    McCarron, Metro State defeat Canisius 83-69

    Associated Press

    ELON, N.C. -- Mitch McCarron scored 28 to lead Metro State to an 83-69 victory over Canisius on Tuesday night in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

    Metro State led by 6 with 13:10 left and went on a 19-4 run to go ahead 63-44 on Mitch McCarron's jumper with 8:24 to go.

    In the final eight minutes, Canisius (3-3) never got closer than Billy Baron's 3-pointer with 22 seconds left in the game that cut the deficit to 14 points. Dominique Raney led the Griffins with 17 points.

    McCarron was 5 of 6 from 3-point range to conclude the tournament in which he averaged 27.5 points and 9.3 rebounds. Over the four-game run, he was 40 of 55 from the field and 12 of 15 from 3-point range. In the same run, Division II Metro State beat Fairleigh Dickinson, Elon, and Canisius and lost to Rhode Island by 3.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MET
    CAN
    Points 83 69
    FG Made-Attempted 30-58 (.517) 24-50 (.480)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 4-10 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-16 (.875) 17-26 (.654)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

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