Posted December 12, 2012 on AP on Fox
Antoine Mason scored 19 points and Ameen Tanksley tallied 16 points and 12 boards as Niagara beat Hartford 75-59 Wednesday night. Malcolm Lemmons, who made all three of his 3-point attempts, chipped in 11 points for Niagara. Niagara took its first lead, 12-11, at the 9:23 mark of the first half but Mark Nwakamma hit a layup to put Hartford (5-5) back up by one. The Purple Eagles, however, outscored the Hawks 25-7 over the final 9 minutes of the half to take a 37-20 advantage into the break. Niagara (4-6) extended its lead to 21, 51-30, behind a 3-pointer from Lemmons. Lemmons' third trey of the night gave the Purple Eagles a 59-36 lead with 11:26 left to play. The Purple Eagles shot 50 percent (27 of 54) from the field - including 7 of 14 from deep. Nwakamma was Hartford's lone player in double-figures with 14 points.

Niagara Takes Care Of Business Against Hartford

Antoine Mason scored 19 points and recorded seven rebounds Wednesday night as he and the Purple Eagles easily composed of Hartford, taking down the Hawks 75-59. Niagara got off to a hot start, leading 37-20 at halftime before extending their lead to as many as 24 points in the second half. The Purple Eagles had an edge in almost every single statistical category compared to Hartford...
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