Canisius beats Quinnipiac 82-74
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Isaiah Reese scored 20 points, Jermaine Crumpton added 19 and Canisius beat Quinnipiac 82-74 on Monday night.
Quinnipiac cut a 16-point deficit down to two points on three occasions down the stretch but Jonathan Sanks answered the first with a 3-pointer, pushed the lead to four with two free throws and Scott Hitchon’s dunk made it 72-68 with four minutes remaining.
Reese and Crumpton each made four 3-pointers as Canisius hit 13 of 27 from distance. The Golden Griffins shot 48 percent from the field and hit 19-of-27 free throws.
Takal Molson grabbed 10 rebounds but Canisius (9-7, 3-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) was outrebounded 43-28. Hitchon added a career-high eight points. The Golden Griffins won their fifth straight game and moved to 3-0 in MAAC play for just the third time in program history.
Cameron Young scored 23 points on 3-of-13 shooting for Quinnipiac (5-10, 2-1). Young hit 16-of-20 foul shots as the Bobcats were 26 of 33 from the free-throw line. Chaise Daniels added 11 points and Abdulai Bundu scored seven with a career-high 16 rebounds.