Niagara knocks off rival Canisius 82-71

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – In front of a sellout crowd at the Koessler Athletic Center, Niagara knocked off rival Canisius Tuesday night, winning 82-71.

The Purple Eagles shot 60% from the field, including 58.3% from three-point range in the win, scoring 51 points in the second half to come back.

Five players reached double figures in scoring for the Purple Eagles, led by Dominique Reid with 20. 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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