ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Idowu scored 12 points to help No. 9 seed Saint Peter's upset top-seeded Rider 66-55 in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Friday night.
It was the first time a nine seed has beaten the top seed in the conference tournament.
Saint Peter's (14-17) has a season-best four-game win streak and will play the winner of Saturday's Iona-Manhattan game in a semifinal.
Canisius rolls past Saint Peter’s 73-58
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Isaiah Reese scored 15 points and Jermaine Crumpton and Jonathan Sanks had 14 each to lead Canisius to a 73-58 victory over Saint Peter's on Sunday.
Canisius (15-9, 9-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) built a 42-30 halftime lead behind 4-of-4 shooting behind the arc from Sanks. The Golden Griffins shot 52 percent in the half and made half of their 18 3-point attempts.
Canisius built the lead to a high of 27 points, 71-44, on a Malik Johnson bucket with 7:45 remaining.