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Three teams hit road

Both Niagara and Canisius resume their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play on the road tonight.

The Golden Griffins (6-6, 0-2 MAAC) look to create momentum from a two-game win streak when they play at Saint Peter's (7-6, 2-0). The Griffs have the third-best offense in the MAAC, averaging 71.2 points per game and are coming off an 85-52 win over Northwestern State. In that game, Canisius hit 13 three-pointers -- the most the Griffs have hit in one game in three years.

Elton Frazier leads the Griffs with 13.6 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.

Niagara, meanwhile, continues to struggle, entering its game at Fairfield (9-3, 2-0) on a four-game losing streak. The Purple Eagles (3-11, 0-2) have the worst defense in the conference, giving up 77.2 points per game.

Anthony Nelson ranks fourth in the MAAC in scoring, averaging 15.7 points per game.

Meanwhile, the University at Buffalo concludes its non-conference schedule with a game at Cornell (3-9).

The Bulls (7-4) have shot 50 percent or better from the field in their last three games. Before their loss to No. 16 BYU, the Bulls had three straight wins.

Junior Zach Filzen ranks third in the nation in three-pointers made per game (3.6) and paces the Bulls offense with a 15.9 scoring average. Senior Byron Mulkey ranks second in the nation with 3.5 steals per game.