POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Takal Molson and Jermaine Crumpton posted double-doubles and Canisius used a late surge to take a 73-67 victory over Marist on Friday night.
Molson had 21 points and 10 rebounds and Crumpton 18 points and a career-high 16 boards for the Golden Griffins (14-9, 8-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who bounced back from a loss to Niagara to win for the fifth time in six starts. Isaiah Reese added 21 points. Crumpton’s double-double is a career first; Molson’s is his second.
The Red Foxes (5-18, 3-8) had led the entire second half, by as many as 11, when Canisius took the lead on Jibreel Faulkner’s dunk with 5:35 to go. An 8-0 spurt extended the Griffins’ lead to 71-62 with 37 seconds remaining.
Marist outshot Canisius 53 to 35 percent but had 24 turnovers.
Brian Parker scored 19 points with 11 rebounds for Marist, his first double-double this season.