Scores

Final 2OT

Rider 91

(7-7, 3-2 MAAC)

Canisius 94

(10-6, 4-1 MAAC)

7:00 PM ET, January 10, 2014

Koessler Athletic Center, Buffalo, New York

1 2 OT 2OT T
RID 37 32 7 1591
CAN 31 38 7 1894

Top Performers

Rider: A. Myles 30 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

Canisius: B. Baron 38 Pts, 7 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

Baron's 38 leads Canisius past Rider, 94-91 in 2OT

Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Billy Baron scored a career-high 38 points, including 10 in the decisive second overtime period, to lift Canisius to a 94-91 victory over Rider Friday night.

The senior son of second-year Canisius coach Jim Baron scored 26 points in the final 17 minutes of the game, pumping in 11 points in the final 6:32 of regulation and five in the first overtime.

Rider's Zedric Sadler had a three-point play with :24 left in regulation forced the first overtime and his jumper with :22 left in the first overtime gave the Broncs a 76-73 lead.

Baron's three-point play with :12 left tied the game at 76-76 and forced the second overtime.

Canisius (10-6, 4-1 Metro Atlantic) took a quick 5-point lead in final overtime and Baron kept the Golden Griffins in front the rest of the way.

Anthony Myles' 30-point effort paced Rider (7-7, 3-2 Metro Atlantic).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RID
CAN
Points 91 94
FG Made-Attempted 29-59 (.492) 29-53 (.547)
3P Made-Attempted 10-24 (.417) 10-25 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 23-27 (.852) 26-35 (.743)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 10, 2014 @CAN 94, RID 91Recap
Feb 28, 2014 CAN 79, @RID 66Recap

Research Notes

Billy Baron of Canisius had 38 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists in Friday's 94-91 2OT win over Rider. He is the first Division I player to reach those thresholds in a game since Norris Cole had 41 points, 20 rebounds and nine assists against Youngstown State on Feb. 12, 2011.

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