Williams' basket wins it for Canisius 60-59 in overtime

BY foxsports • December 18, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Jeremiah Williams' basket with 11 seconds left in overtime lifted Canisius to a 60-59 victory over Stony Brook on Thursday night.

Carson Puriefoy made two free throws to give the Seawolves (5-6) a 59-58 lead with 1:30 remaining. Both team missed shots on their next possessions before Williams' basket. Puriefoy missed a 3-point attempt with four seconds left and Jamal Reynolds grabbed the rebound for the Golden Griffins (5-4).

Stony Brook's Jameel Warney hit two free throws to tie the game at 52-52 with 24 seconds left in regulation before Canisius' Zach Lewis had a 3-point try rim out with three seconds left.

Lewis led Canisius with 16 points. Reynolds added 11 and had a career-high 17 rebounds.

Warney had 19 points and 18 rebounds for Stony Brook. Puriefoy added 15 points.

The Seawolves have lost four in a row, all on the road, for the first time since 2007-08.

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