Canisius falls to Rider, Niagara picks up first MAAC win Vs. Iona

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Rider continued to dominate early in Metro Atlantic Athletic play, improving to 3-0 in league action with an 82-73 win over Canisius.

With the loss, the Griffs are now 5-10 overall and 2-1 in MAAC action.  Rider is 8-7 and 3-0 in the league.

Isaiah Reese led Canisius with 21 points while Takal Molson added 19.  Both players hit four 3-pointers.

Canisius hosts Iona on Sunday.

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Niagara picked up it’s first conference win of the season, holding off Iona for a 95-90 win on Friday.

With the victory, the Purple Eagles improve to 8-8 overall and 1-2 in MAAC.

Marvin Prochet powered the Purple Eagles with a double-double and finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds.  Raheem Solomon added 18 points while Dominic Robb also tallied a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Niagara hosts Rider on Sunday.

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