JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Harold Washington scored 16 points as Canisus took advantage of 17 Saint Peter's turnovers and 27 personal fouls in a 68-59, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference victory Saturday.
The Golden Griffins (17-10, 10-6) went to the foul line 33 times, and though they only converted 57.6 percent, they still outscored the Peacocks 19-8 at the line.
Canisius scored 17 points off the Peacocks' turnovers, which included four giveaways by Yvon Raymond.
Desi Washington led Saint Peter's (8-18, 2-13) with 20 points on 6-of-17 shooting.
The Peacocks shot 30 percent (9 of 30) in the first half, including 2 of 11 from 3-point range, and trailed 30-22 at halftime. Saint Peter's improved to 48.1-percent shooting (13 of 27) in the second half, including 5 of 12 from deep, and led 46-45 with 10:11 left.
Canisius responded with a 9-1 run, though, and Saint Peter's never pulled closer than four after that.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.