Canisius vs Georgia State Final: 79-71 - Recap

Canisius vs Georgia State Final: 79-71 - Recap

Georgia State was scorched by Billy Baron for 26 points as Canisius defeated them 79-71 in NCAA action on Monday.

Canisius won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as underdogs.

Chris Perez had 22 points for Canisius and Jordan Heath chipped in with 13 points. Billy Baron had 6 assists for them, while Chris Manhertz was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Georgia State got 23 points from Ryan Harrow in a losing cause and another 14 points from Curtis Washington. R.J. Hunter contributed 4 assists for them, while Curtis Washington had 10 rebounds.

Canisius hit the break leading 37-34 before taking care of business in the second half.

Canisius had a 38-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.