Niagara 62 at Loyola (MD) 61

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Green helps Niagara hold off Loyola (MD) 62-61
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012

BALTIMORE (AP)—Juan’ya Green scored four of his 19 points in the final 56 seconds as Niagara held off Loyola (MD) 62-61 Wednesday night in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action, snapping a three-game skid.

The Purple Eagles (3-5, 1-1) trailed 25-17 at the 7:50 mark, then launched an 11-2 spurt to lead 28-27 at halftime.

Niagara built a 56-46 lead, but the Greyhounds (7-3, 0-1) chipped away and used an 8-0 run to tie it at 58 with 1:41 left.

Loyola had a chance to pull ahead when Dylan Cormier stole the ball from Green, but his layup was blocked by Ameen Tanksley.

Green made a layup with 26 seconds to go, then got his revenge on Cormier with a steal. After Green’s two foul shots made it 62-58, Anthony Winbush hit a 3 with 1 second left.

Antoine Mason added 14 points for the Purple Eagles.

Cormier’s 17 points led Loyola.

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 Top Performers
 Niagara
Juan'ya Green Juan'ya Green
6-11,  19 Pts
3 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Loyola (MD)
Dylon Cormier Dylon Cormier
6-11,  17 Pts
1 Rebs, 2 Assists

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