Golden Griffins Upset Bulls In Downtown Buffalo
via: Eduardo Villalpando / VAVEL 

Despite dropping a 12-point advantage from half-time, the Canisius Golden Griffins stayed aggressive in the game and recorded a great rivalry win over the Buffalo Bulls. 

Behind a big double-double by Jheenathan Williams, the Bulls were able to stay in the game until the final play, but a three-pointer made by Ahamadou Fofana with just over a second remaining gave the Griffs the 65-64 victory.

The Bulls shot a season-low 35.2% from the floor, including just over 18% from three-point range.  

Junior G Ronaldo Segu also had an impressive performance tallying up 12 points along with four assists but still wasn't enough for UB to secure the victory.  

Fofana was one of four Griffs to record double-figures in the win, as he scored 16 points to go with four rebounds and three assists. Junior Armon Harried led all scorers with a game-high 20 points, which was his fourth 20-point performance of the season.

For the game, Canisius shot 41.5 percent and made just five 3-pointers.

Postgame comments

"This was a hard-fought rivalry game. A real grind-it-out game," Canisius Coach Reggie Witherspoon said after the game. "We were hoping we could get it to be a grind-it-out game because we felt if it was a high-scoring game, that would not have given us as good a chance."

The victory for Witherspoon is the 76th in his time at Canisius, which ties him for sixth in career coaching wins on Main Street with Canisius Hall of Fame coach Joseph Curran.

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