Scores

Final

Alcorn State 74

(2-12, 0-8 away)

Canisius 87

(9-3, 2-0 MAAC)

7:00 PM ET, December 27, 2012

Koessler Athletic Center, Buffalo, New York

1 2 T
ALCN 32 4274
CAN 44 4387

Top Performers

Alcorn State: M. Baker 30 Pts, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

Canisius: I. Sosa 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast

Canisius 87, Alcorn St. 74

Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Isaac Sosa scored 21 points and Billy Baron added 19 as Canisius defeated Alcorn State 87-74 Thursday night.

Sosa was 8 of 12 from the field for the Golden Griffins (9-3), including 5 of 9 from 3-point range. He has hit 29 of 55 behind the arc (52.7 percent) in his last seven games.

The senior guard scored eight points during a 17-5 Canisius run at the end of the first half for a 44-32 halftime lead. Baron hit three free throws after being fouled on a 3-point try at the first-half buzzer.

Marquiz Baker scored 30 and Anthony Nieves 20 for the Braves (2-12), who have lost eight straight. Baker has averaged 25.7 in three games since returning from a knee injury that had sidelined him since November of 2011.

Jordan Heath had 14 points and Chris Manhertz 11 for Canisius in the Chevrolet Gotham Classic game

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ALCN
CAN
Points 74 87
FG Made-Attempted 26-57 (.456) 27-56 (.482)
3P Made-Attempted 8-24 (.333) 9-23 (.391)
FT Made-Attempted 14-17 (.824) 24-33 (.727)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 26

2012-13 Season

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