Canisius made its way back within three at 81-78 in the final minutes on an Isaac Sosa three before Ryan countered with two free throws with 14 seconds left and sealed the game with another two from the stripe in the final seconds. Baron hit a trey at the buzzer, but the game was out of reach as UE won, 84-83
The rebounding battle was tied at 32 while Canisius shot 53.4% and UE was 47.5%. Taylor had a strong effort aside from his scoring, posting 8 assists, 5 rebounds and 4 steals. Baron was the leading score for the Griffs with 21.
UE will now await its next opponent in the CIT. GoPurpleAces.com will have full information as soon as it is available.
Information provided by UE sports information department - BobPristash, Sports Information Director.