LEWISTON, N.Y. (WIVB) - Niagara trailed for much of the game, but rallied late to beat Iona 93-90 in overtime Thursday night to extend the Purple Eagles' lead in the MAAC.
Iona came into the game in second place - the only team to hand NU a league loss this season. The Gaels seemed to be in control, leading by double figures with 4:49 left in the game.
The Purple Eagles went on a 17-5 run to close out regulation, punctuated by Juan'ya Green's three-pointer with seven seconds to go that forced overtime.
With the game tied at 90, Green stepped up against, hitting another three with 0.5 seconds left.
Green finished the game with 23 points. Antoine Mason led the way with a game-high 30 for Niagara. The Purple Eagles now hold a two-game lead in the MAAC.
The Erie County Sheriff's Bomb Squad, ATF, and the Buffalo Police Department were called to Tioga Street near Fairchild Place in North Buffalo just before midnight Thursday.
Eighty-two-year-old Edward Spencer was making a left hand turn while exiting the Budwey's parking lot when he struck 52-year-old Sandra Garner and 55-year-old Kevin Nowak, according to authorities.
An angry mother who claims her daughter was dropped-off miles away from home wants answers.
Deputies say a teen driver fell asleep at the wheel early Thursday morning before crashing head-on with another vehicle.
Police say a Jamestown man was selling crack cocaine out of his barber shop on East Second Street.
City Hall is considering turning to taxpayers to help keep the lights on at the only movie theatre in downtown Buffalo.