November 26, 2014

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) Galal Cancer scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds, helping Cornell push past Canisius 67-60 on Wednesday night.

Cornell (3-4) broke away from a 32-32 halftime tie, opening the second half on a 10-2 run sparked by a dunk, three-point play and jumper from Shonn Miller. A 3-pointer from JoJo Fallas along with two free throws from Darryl Smith gave Cornell its largest lead, 49-39 with 13:27 left.

Canisius (2-2) pulled within four late, but Cornell hit 6 of its last 8 free throws to seal it.

The Big Red shot 44.7 percent from the field and outscored Canisius 32-22 in the paint. Smith went 8 of 9 from the line to finish with 13 points and Miller chipped in 10 with seven boards.

The Griffins were limited to 19-of-57 shooting (33.3 percent) and couldn't capitalize on 23 Cornell turnovers. Jermaine Crumpton had 15 points and Zach Lewis added 14.

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