Valenti lifts Canisius past Marist, 77-73 in Metro Atlantic

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Phil Valenti had a pair of layups in in the final 70 seconds and No. 7 seed Canisius held off No. 10 Marist, 77-73 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament first round Thursday night. Valenti gave the Golden Griffins a 74-70 lead with 1:10 remaining but missed a free throw that would have completed the 3-point play, then made another layup to make...
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Canisius eliminates Niagara 102-97 in 3OT behind Valenti

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Phil Valenti scored a career high 33 points as Canisius outlasted Niagara 102-97 in triple overtime in a first-round game in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament Thursday night. Canisius advances to play Iona in the quarterfinals Friday. Valenti made two free throws with 1:04 left in the third overtime to give Canisius (14-18) the lead for good...
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Valenti scores 20 points in Canisius' 81-66 win over Marist

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Phil Valenti scored 20 points and had eight rebounds and Canisius pulled away in the second half to beat Marist 81-66 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. Valenti was 7 of 15 from the field and made three 3-pointers for the Golden Griffins (12-17, 7-11 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who 50 percent. Kassius Robertson was 8 of 11 for 19 points...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Valenti, Canisius escape Manhattan with 65-62 win

NEW YORK (AP) Phil Valenti made the go-ahead free throws for Canisius with 14.4 seconds left and blocked Zane Waterman in the final seconds to clinch a 65-62 win over Manhattan on Friday night. Valenti finished with a career-high 28 points on 10-of-14 shooting. His pair of free throws gave the Golden Griffins (8-10, 3-4 Metro Atlantic) a 63-62 lead. Manhattan called timeout with...
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January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

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