Washington leads Canisius over Boston U 83-75

The Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Harold Washington scored 22 points and Billy Baron added 21 to lead Canisius over Boston University 83-75 Monday night.

Washington, who scored 15 of his points in the first half, shot 8 of 12 from the field while Baron was 7 of 14.

After Washington's jumper put Canisius (1-0) ahead 14-6 with 13:39 left to play in the first half, Boston used a 13-9 run to cut the deficit to 23-19. However, Washington scored seven straight to put the Griffins up 31-19.

Boston attempted to rally in the second half - scoring as many points over the first seven minutes (28) as they did the entire first half. But after cutting the deficit to 73-70 with 2:54 left to play, the Terriers made just two of their last five shots while the Griffins sank seven free throws in the final minute.

D.J. Irving led Boston (0-2) with 20 points.

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