Johnson scores 24 to lead Canisius over Siena 73-63

Malik Johnson had 24 points as Canisius beat Siena 73-63

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Malik Johnson had 24 points as Canisius beat Siena 73-63 on Friday night.

Johnson shot 8 for 10 from the field. He added seven rebounds and six assists.

Jalanni White had 13 points and seven rebounds for Canisius (7-10, 2-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Majesty Brandon added 12 points. Scott Hitchon had 10 points.

Jalen Pickett had 21 points and six rebounds for the Saints (7-8, 3-3). Elijah Burns added 13 points. Manny Camper had eight rebounds.

The Golden Griffins leveled the season series against the Saints with the win. Siena defeated Canisius 73-72 on Dec. 23. Canisius faces Rider at home on Sunday. Siena takes on Niagara on the road on Sunday.

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