The Peacocks ended the first quarter trailing the Golden Griffins 19-7. In the second quarter, the Peacocks were able to pick up the pace as Pero and Hughes combined 11 points and the Peacocks trailed the Golden Griffins 28-18.
Offensive efforts from the team allowed the Peacocks to cut the deficit to 32-26 as Alyssa Velles, Magazine, Hughes and Pero posted two points each. Velles knocked down a three and the Golden Griffins extended their lead 37-29. Hughes scored four points and Tarabocchia posted one point and the Peacocks trailed the Golden Griffins 47-34.
In the final quarter, Hughes shot two jumpers and Magazine knocked down a three just before the media timeout as the Peacocks trailed, 53-41. Pero played hard as she scored seven points in a row for the Peacocks to make the score 63-48. The Peacocks were unable to come back and Canisius won the game 66-53.
The Peacocks will resume play this Saturday on January 20 and host the Niagara Purple Eagles in the Yanitelli Center. The game is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.