Get unlimited digital access to $0.99 for 4 weeks.


Niagara Purple Eagles
State basketball: Loyola men fall to Canisius, 91-79

Robert Olson scored a career-high 27 points and a pair of Loyola freshmen helped spark a second-half rally Thursday night, but the Greyhounds (15-8, 7-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) lost, 91-79, to Canisius (14-8, 7-4). The Golden Griffins led 18-6 after senior guard Isaac Sosa made two 3-pointers to fuel a 14-2 run in the first half. Canisius stretched its lead to 15 before the Greyhounds battled back. Olson scored nine consecutive points to power a 15-4 run, but the Golden Griffins answered with an 11-0 run and led 43-31 at halftime. Canisius shot 13-for-19 from 3-point range and 60.4 percent from the field. It led by as many as 21 with 11:04 left in the game, but Loyala...