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Mills’ half-court basket lifts Canisius past Siena women

Mills’ half-court basket lifts Canisius past Siena women

Freshman point guard Tiahana Mills banked home a half-court heave at the buzzer to lift Canisius ove

Freshman point guard Tiahana Mills banked home a half-court heave at the buzzer to lift Canisius over Siena, 65-62, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference women’s basketball game before a sellout crowd of 2,196 Friday afternoon at the Koessler Athletic Center.

After Kanika Cummings tied the game for Siena on a driving layup with 3.0 seconds left, Canisius inbounded the ball to Mills, who took two dribbles and released her shot from the right side of the midcourt stripe.

Canisius (1-0 MAAC, 4-8 overall) was paced by Ashley Durham and Ashley Wilkes with 16 points each. Siena (0-1, 4-8) was led by Lily Grenci with 16 points and seven rebounds.

SIENA (62)

Grenci 5-13 6-6 16, Sole Anglada 3-11 2-4 10, Krogh 1-8 5-6 7, Stewart 1-6 4-4 6, Coles 2-5 4-5 9, Mullings 1-4 1-2 3, Mintah 0-0 0-0 0, Cummings 5-9 0-3 11, Booth 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 18-56 22-30 62.

CANISIUS (65)

Wilkes 7-13 0-0 16, Ruttle 2-6 1-4 5, Hoohuli 2-7 2-2 8, Mills 5-11 1-1 12, Durham 5-7 3-4 16, Morabito 0-3 0-0 0, Angelos 0-2 0-0 3, Braun 2-4 2-2 6, Lennox 1-2 0-1 2. Totals: 24-55 9-14 65.

Halftime: Canisius, 25-19. Three-point goals: Siena 4-15 (Grenci 0-2, Sole Anglada 2-5, Krogh 0-2, Coles 1-2, Cummings 1-5), Canisius 8-25 (Wilkes 2-4, Ruttle 0-3, Hoo-huli 2-7, Mills 1-3, Durham 3-5, Morabito 0-3). Rebounds: Siena 39 (Grenci 7), Can-isius 39 (Wilkes 6, Ruttle 6, Mills 6). Assists: Siena 9 (Krogh 3, Stewart 3), Canisius 18 (Mills 6). Personal fouls: Siena 16, Canisius 20. Fouled out: Coles. Officials: Kathleen Lonergan, Joanne Aldrich, Robert McDow. Attendance: 2,196.

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