Scores

Final

Loyola (MD) 79

(15-8, 7-4 MAAC)

Canisius 91

(14-8, 7-4 MAAC)

7:00 PM ET, January 31, 2013

Koessler Athletic Center, Buffalo, New York

1 2 T
L-MD 31 4879
CAN 43 4891

Top Performers

Loyola (MD): R. Olson 27 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl

Canisius: J. Heath 21 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 7 Blk

Canisius 91, Loyola (Md.) 79

Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Jordan Heath scored a season-high 21 points with 11 rebounds to lead all five Canisius starters in double figures as the hot-shooting Golden Griffins defeated Loyola (Md.) 91-79 Thursday night.

Isaac Sosa added 19 points, hitting 6 of 7 3-pointers, while Billy Baron scored 16 with seven assists, Harold Washington 13 and Chris Manhertz 11.

Canisius (14-8, 7-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) shot 63 percent (17 of 27) to lead 43-31 at halftime and finished at 60.4 percent (29 of 48), making 13 of 19 3-pointers.

The Golden Griffins expanded the lead to 69-48 with 11:04 left, but the Greyhounds closed the gap to 80-75 with 4:16 remaining. Loyola could get no closer, missing five field goals and three free throws.

Robert Olson scored a career-high 27 points for the Greyhounds (15-8, 7-4), who scored 32 points off 16 Canisius turnovers while committing only three miscues of their own.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
L-MD
CAN
Points 79 91
FG Made-Attempted 30-68 (.441) 29-48 (.604)
3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 13-19 (.684)
FT Made-Attempted 14-20 (.700) 20-24 (.833)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 21

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 31, 2013 @CAN 91, L-MD 79Recap
Feb 14, 2013 @L-MD 68, CAN 64Recap