Scores

Final

Niagara 66

(6-9, 1-2 MAAC)

Loyola (MD) 61

(9-4, 2-1 MAAC)

7:30 PM ET, January 2, 2012

Reitz Arena, Baltimore, Maryland

1 2 T
NIAG 36 3066
L-MD 25 3661

Top Performers

Niagara: A. Mason 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

Loyola (MD): J. Drummond 23 Pts, 9 Reb

Niagara 66, Loyola (Md.) 61

Associated Press

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.

Antoine Mason scored 17 points and Ameen Tanksley added 15 for Niagara, which has won 10 of the past 11 games in the series.

Niagara scored 22 points off 11 Loyola turnovers and had 10 steals, including four by Mason.

Justin Drummond scored 23 points and Dylon Cormier added 14 for the Greyhounds (9-4, 2-1), who are 1/3 since having a nine-game winning streak snapped.

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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Team Stat Comparison

 
NIAG
L-MD
Points 66 61
FG Made-Attempted 22-57 (.386) 20-56 (.357)
3P Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 4-20 (.200)
FT Made-Attempted 15-21 (.714) 17-25 (.680)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 4

2011-12 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 2, 2012 NIAG 66, @L-MD 61Recap
Jan 27, 2012 L-MD 69, @NIAG 57Recap
Mar 3, 2012 @L-MD 86, NIAG 73Recap