LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jalen Benjamin’s 19 points helped Mount St. Mary’s defeat Canisius 64-60 on Monday night.
Benjamin also had five rebounds and six assists for the Mountaineers (6-9, 2-2 Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference). George Tinsley scored 16 points and added five rebounds and three steals. Dakota Leffew shot 5 for 12, including 3 for 8 from beyond the arc to finish with 13 points.
Jamir Moultrie finished with 11 points for the Golden Griffins (2-11, 0-4).The loss is the ninth straight for the Golden Griffins.
Up next for Mount St. Mary’s is a Sunday matchup with Marist on the road, while Canisius visits Manhattan on Friday.
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