Buffalo survives Canisius rally, wins 69-64

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP)—John Boyer’s tie-breaking 3-pointer with 32.3 seconds left gave Buffalo a 69-64 win over Canisius on Tuesday.

Boyer’s 3-pointer broke a 64-64 tie following a furious second-half rally by Canisius.

Buffalo (2-0) led by 19 points with 10:34 left in the second half.

Canisius (0-2) rallied behind a 17-0 run and later took their first lead on a pair of free throws by Greg Logins with 2:29 to play, making the score 64-63.

Rodney Pierce led Buffalo with a career-high 26 points. Calvin Betts and Greg Gamble each added 10.

Chris Gadley posted a career-high 20 points for Canisius. Frank Turner added 16.

Buffalo has won back-to-back road games for the first time since 2005.

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 Top Performers
 Buffalo
Rodney Pierce Rodney Pierce
10-21,  26 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Canisius
Chris Gadley Chris Gadley
7-14,  20 Pts
11 Rebs, 2 Assists

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