Canisius 82, Longwood 54

Isaac Sosa scored 24 points, shooting 8-for-12 from 3-point

range, as Canisius defeated Longwood 82-54 in a nonconference game

Monday night.

The senior guard bettered his previous high of 15 points with

the Golden Griffins (7-2), set in an 85-61 loss Saturday to

Syracuse. He fell two points short of his collegiate high of 26,

set three years ago when he played for Central Florida.

Sosa’s first four 3-pointers came in the opening 4:06 as the

Golden Griffins built a 16-6 lead. The Lancers (3-8) twice got

within two points later in the half but trailed 39-28 at

intermission. Canisius closed the game with a 19-6 run.

Alshwan Hymes scored 18 points for Canisius, including 4 of 8

3-pointers. Canisius finished 13-for-28 behind the arc (46.4

percent) and has made 51 from 3-point range in its last four

games.

Jeylani Dublin led Longwood with 12 points and 10 rebounds.