BALTIMORE -- Juan'ya Green scored 18 points and Niagara rallied past Loyola (Md.) 66-61 on Monday night.
Niagara led by as many as 12 points in the first half but there were 10 lead changes in the game. The Purple Eagles (6-9, 1-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), trailed 61-57 with 3:25 to play but scored the final nine points of the game.
Niagara scored 22 points off 11 Loyola turnovers and had 10 steals, including four by Mason.
Both teams struggled shooting the ball. The Purple Eagles shot 38.6 percent (22 of 57) while Loyola shot 35.7 percent (20 of 56) from the field.
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