BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Quinn Taylor scored a career-high 22 points with 11 rebounds, Aaron Estrada made a tiebreaking free throw with seven seconds remaining and Saint Peter's beat Canisius 69-68 on Saturday.
Taylor shot 8 of 11, making both of his 3-point attempts and adding two steals. KC Ndefo added 14 points.
The Peacocks (16-12, 13-6) secured a top-two seed for the MAAC tournament with one regular-season game against Iona remaining. They are a half-game back of Siena (13-5), which has two games left.
Canisius plays Marist and Niagara in its final two games.
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