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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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Final
DUR 5
TOL 2
 
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Final
ATL 2
SDP 0
Final
CIN 1
ARI 2
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TAM 2
MIL 1
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NYM 7
PHI 1
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BOS 1
TOR 14
Final
MIA 7
WAS 6
Final
CHC 4
COL 1
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TEX 4
NYY 2
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HOU 7
OAK 3
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