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Williams scores 17, Heath 15 to lead Canisius over Marist 67-52


POUGHKEEPSIE, New York — Jeremiah Williams scored 17 points and Josiah Heath added 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Thursday to help lead Canisius over Marist 67-52.

Zach Lewis scored 12 for the Griffins (8-6, 3-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who shot 50 percent to 38.2 percent and outrebounded Marist 33-29.

The Griffins led 30-29 at halftime with Williams scoring 10 points.

Manny Thomas hit a 3-pointer and Marist led 34-32 early in the second half. The lead changed hands two more times before Jermaine Crumpton put the Griffins up 41-38 with a layup, sparking a 12-2 run. Marist stayed close with Phillip Lawrence and Obi Momah combining for three 3s, but Canisius used an 11-2 run to pull away down the stretch.

Chavaughn Lewis led the Red Foxes (1-14, 0-5) with 19 and Thomas had 13.

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