BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Billy Baron pumped in 27 points, 13 in the final 10 minutes, to help Canisius overcome South Dakota, 71-66, in its season-opening game Monday.
Baron's 3-pointer with less than a minute to play put the Golden Griffins ahead for good, 67-64, and he added a pair of clutch free throws with five seconds left to shut the door on the Coyotes.
South Dakota (0-2) trailed by two at halftime and led by two, 56-54, with 6:46 left.
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