Canisius vs. Rider: Recap and Stats

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Canisius vs. Rider: Recap and Stats
Canisius 67
(13-7, 5-6 away)
Rider 50
(11-10, 6-4 home)
Venue: Alumni Gymnasium
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 25, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Canisius 27 40 67
Rider 24 26 50
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Canisius B Baron 16 C Manhertz 8 B Baron 5
Rider A Myles 12 D Stewart 6 J Thompson 3

On Friday, January 25th, Canisius outrebounded Rider 42-22 and smoked the Broncs 67-50 in MAAC action. This was anybody's game in the first half, with Canisius up by only three at the break, but then they had a big second half to put the game away. Jordan Heath got a game-high 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Golden Griffins, earning a double-double. Billy Baron had 17 points and added nine rebounds. For the Broncs, Junior Fortunat finished with eight points and four rebounds. Canisius (13-7, 6-3 MAAC) gets Niagara (12-8, 8-1 MAAC) at home on Sunday, January 27th.

Canisius Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:04 left to go.
  • The win over Rider extended the Canisius winning streak to 3 games.
  • Canisius beat the spread by 18.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Golden Griffins have beaten the spread.
  • The Golden Griffins have won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after recording 42 or more rebounds.
  • Canisius has won 83% of the time this season (5-1) after holding an opponent to under 26.1% three-point percentage.
  • This season Canisius has won 73% of the time (8-3) when Isaac Sosa has 12 points or more and 80% of the time (4-1) when Chris Manhertz has 5 field goals made or more.
  • Canisius set a season low for free throws made.
  • The top two scorers (Jordan Heath and Billy Baron) accounted for 50.7% of the points.
  • Jordan Heath accounted for 30.9% of the team's rebounds.
  • Jordan Heath has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 20 games this season.
  • Billy Baron had a career high with 9 rebounds.
  • Jordan Heath recorded the 1st double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jordan Heath recorded a double-double. It was the 1st of his career.
  • Isaac Sosa has 3 straight double-digit point games.

Rider Game Notes

  • Rider lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Tommy Pereira has led the team in scoring 3 times in 21 games this season.
  • Tommy Pereira has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Nurideen Lindsey.
CANI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jordan Heath3417132301
A+Billy Baron371794204
AChris Manhertz281080122
C+Isaac Sosa311211003
CAlshwan Hymes25530102
CH. Washington29633006
DJosiah Heath16020001
RIDER PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BJunior Fortunat21840020
B-Dera Nd-Ezuma14441001
C+N. Lindsey11421101
C+Anthony Myles21731101
CTommy Pereira321120203
CDanny Stewart16620002
C-Zedric Sadler29213102
D+J. Thompson25212202
D+Shawn Valentine20031101
-Khalil Alford8300001
-J. Nwaniemeka3300000

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