Scores

Final OT

Niagara 70

(11-12, 4-7 MAAC)

Canisius 73

(11-11, 6-5 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 29, 2010

    Koessler Athletic Center, Buffalo, New York

    1 2 OT T
    NIAG 34 28 870
    CAN 32 30 1173

    Top Performers

    Niagara: A. Nelson 14 Pts, 11 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Canisius: E. Frazier 20 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Canisius 73, Niagara 70

    Associated Press

    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Elton Frazier had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Frank Turner added 18 points as Canisius held off Niagara 73-70 in overtime on Friday night.

    Frazier, who had his second double-double of the season, scored four points in overtime while Turner had five. The Golden Griffins (11-11, 6-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led by seven with 32 seconds left in overtime when the Purple Eagles pulled within 72-70 with 15 seconds left on 3-pointers by Rob Garrison and Tyrone Lewis, who led Niagara with 19 points.

    Turner made one of two free throws with 12 seconds to go and Garrison missed a 3-pointer with 4 seconds left.

    Niagara (11-12, 4-7) led 34-32 at halftime. The game was close in the second half before Canisius pulled ahead 62-54 with 4:02 left. Anthony Nelson hit six free throws and a Garrison layup with 2:16 to go tied the game. Neither team scored again, forcing overtime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIAG
    CAN
    Points 70 73
    FG Made-Attempted 26-75 (.347) 28-66 (.424)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-38 (.237) 8-20 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 9-17 (.529)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 8

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 29, 2010 @CAN 73, NIAG 70Recap
    Feb 5, 2010 @NIAG 66, CAN 54Recap