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NCAA Game Summary - South Dakota at Canisius



(Monday, November 11)

Final Score: Canisius 71, South Dakota 66

Buffalo, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Billy Baron led the way with 27 points as the Canisius Golden Griffins downed the South Dakota Coyotes, 71-66, in a non- conference bout at the Koessler Athletic Center.

For the Golden Griffins (1-0), Jordan Heath added 12 points and eight rebounds while Zach Lewis chipped in nine points off the bench.

Trevor Gruis led the Coyotes (0-2) with 18 points and nine rebounds. Brandon Bos finished with 13 points and Karim Rowson grabbed eight boards. Gruis's strong showing enabled him to become the 11th player in program history with 1,000 points and 600 rebounds in a career.

The Golden Griffins were able to build a 21-12 lead by the midway point of the opening half, but the Coyotes battled back and trailed Canisius by just two, 35-33, going into the break. Both teams struggled from the floor in the first half, with Canisius hitting just 30.8 percent of its field goal tries and South Dakota shooting only 31.3 percent from the floor.

The teams traded the lead 14 times in the second half. Trailing 64-62 with just under two minutes to play, the Golden Griffins scored five-straight points, including a Baron 3-pointer in the final minute that put them ahead for good.

Canisius finished the night with 10 makes on 28 attempts from behind the 3- point line, while the Coyotes went 5-of-18 from beyond the arc. The Golden Griffins had a slight, 43-40, edge on the boards.

11/11 22:57:47 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
11th
CWS 3
BOS 4
 
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
 
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
7th
ANA 1
OAK 4
 
7th
SDP 3
COL 1
 
7th
SFG 1
LOS 1
 
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
3rd
DEN 67
GSW 79
 
3rd
POR 74
LAC 66
 
4th
SAC 74
PHO 71
 
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
3rd
ANA 4
DAL 2
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR