BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Sam Iorio had 17 points off the bench to lift Niagara to a 65-54 win over Canisius on Saturday.

Marcus Hammond had 13 points for Niagara (12-13, 7-9 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Noah Thomasson added 10 points and six rebounds. Greg Kuakumensah had seven rebounds.

Jordan Henderson had 13 points for the Golden Griffins (8-19, 4-12). Malek Green added 12 points and eight rebounds. Ahamadou Fofana had six assists.

The Purple Eagles improve to 2-0 against the Golden Griffins for the season. Niagara defeated Canisius 68-58 on Jan. 13.


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