Canisius falls in CIT first round

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Canisius reached triple digits on the scoreboard, but still could not keep up with VMI Tuesday night, falling 111-100 in the first round of the CIT.

The combined 211 points make it the highest-scoring game in Koessler Center history.

VMI’s D.J. Covington scored a game-high 37 points, shooting 12-for-17 from the field and 13-14 from the free throw stripe. Rodney Glasgow and QJ Peterson each had 28 for the Keydets.

Billy Baron scored 24 points in his final collegiate game. Chris Perez finished with a team-high 30, with Dominique Raney chipping in 20 off the bench.

Canisius finishes the season with a 21-13 record. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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