Sanks hits late 3 to help Canisius beat Rider 81-80
Rider’s Dimencio Vaughn missed two free throws with 20 seconds left. After Sanks’ go-ahead basket, Rider threw the ball away.
Sanks made 5 of 8 from 3-point range and finished with 17 points for the Golden Griffins (10-13, 7-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Takal Molson also scored 17 points with a game-high eight rebounds. Scott Hitchon added 15 points and Malik Johnson 13 with eight assists.
The teams split their season series with Rider winning 82-73 on Jan. 11.