- Associated Press - Saturday, December 19, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Phil Valenti scored 21 points, Malcolm McMillan added 20 points, and Canisius beat Boston University 84-68 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.

Kassius Robertson finished with 13 points and Jermaine Crumpton had 11 points for the Golden Griffins (4-6), who won despite being outshot by the Terriers 52.2 percent to 39 percent. However, Canisius grabbed 21 offensive rebounds and forced 24 BU turnovers.

Canisius started the game on a 9-2 run and held a 43-24 lead at halftime.

The Terriers (5-6) trimmed the lead to 72-64 on a Cheddi Mosely 3-pointer with 2:21 to go. But BU got no closer, as Canisius finished the game a perfect 12 of 12 at the free-throw line, six of which came from McMillan, to close it out.

Eric Fanning led the Terriers with 18 points and seven rebounds. John Papale had 16.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide