Charron Fisher leads Niagara with 27 points over Marist
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP)—Charron Fisher scored 27 points with 12 rebounds as Niagara rallied past Marist 76-67 Saturday in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
Stanley Hodge had 20 points while grabbing six rebounds, while Anthony Nelson added 11 points, seven assists and five boards for Niagara (6-3, 2-0).
Ben Farmer led Marist (6-5, 1-1) with 13 points. Ryan Stilphen had 12 points and 11 rebounds. Spongy Benjamin grabbed 12 boards.
Marist led by as many as 12 points with 16:51 remaining when Fisher keyed Niagara’s comeback. The Purple Eagles went on a 9-2 run and Fisher’s 3-pointer gave Niagara a 55-52 lead with 5:39 left.
Niagara opened the game with an 11-4 run, but the Purple Eagles went cold late in the first half. Marist rallied with a 15-0 run. Farmer’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer gave Marist a 35-29 lead at the break.