Fisher scores 21 in Niagara’s 71-69 win over St. Peter’s
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP)—Charron Fisher had a game-high 21 points to lead Niagara to a 71-69 win over S. Peter’s Monday night in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action.
Niagara (17-8, 11-5 MAAC) moved into a four-way tie for first place in the conference. Stanley Hodge added 20 points, 18 coming in the first half, and grabbed nine rebounds. Benson Egemonye added 16 points. Fisher had six assists, four steals and eight rebounds.
Nick Leon scored 16 points for St. Peter’s (6-20, 3-13). Todd Sowell had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Wesley Jenkins also scored 13 points. Ryan Bacon and Darrell Lampley added 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Fisher gave Niagara a 66-65 lead when he dunked at 2:22. Lewis drove the lane and scored at 1:12 for a 68-65 edge and later made one of two free throws at 10.7 seconds left for a 71-69 lead.
Raul Orta’s 3-point attempt for St. Peter’s missed with two seconds left.