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Canisius Sophomore Zach Lewis To Transfer

Canisius officially announced that sophomore Zach Lewis, who led the team with 12.5 ppg this past season, will transfer.

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Not Many Still Playing But NJIT One Of Them

There were 351 Division I basketball teams that started the 2014-15 season back in November. Only 16 will still be playing after Sunday night. And NJIT will be one of them after knocking off Canisius 78-73 Saturday night in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament quarterfinals before another full house (1.505) at the Fleisher Center in Newark.

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Monmouth Earns First Playoff Win For King Rice

Monmouth held off a late surge from Canisius Saturday afternoon to earn a 60-54 win over the Golden Griffins and move on to the MAAC semifinals Sunday afternoon. Justin Robinson proved his worth as an all-MAAC first team member, leading four Hawks in double figures with 16 points.

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Photo Gallery: Monmouth 60, Canisius 54

Monmouth used a 16 point game from sophomore Justin Robinson to carry themselves into the MAAC semifinals on Sunday against Iona. Check out the photo gallery from the Hawks victory over Canisius.

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Few Surprises For All-MAAC Selections

The MAAC announced its All-Conference teams as well as All-Rookie team during the final coaches conference call of the season on Monday afternoon.

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Kassius Robertson converts a layup against Quinnipiac, he would convert in the clutch to hurt the Bobcats on their home floor. (photo courtesy: Canisius athletics)

Three Thoughts: Canisius 65, Quinnipiac 63

With one more home game looming later this week against Siena, Quinnipiac used their weekend game against Canisius as an opportunity to honor their 10 senior players and staff.

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Three Tempo-Free MAAC Thoughts

This is a quick wrap up of some things I’ve been meaning to write about from around the MAAC, since I haven’t gotten a chance to because Vincent and Ryan Restivo have been killing it on the beat. For more of their work check out the MAAC page.

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MAAC Stock Watch: Feb. 9

Iona maintained their lead over Rider in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play and the Gaels will have three games this week to add some distance. Even without A.J. English and Desi Washington for a game, both Iona and Saint Peter’s pulled off victories.

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Phil Valenti (photo courtesy: Canisius Athletics)

Canisius Sophomore Phil Valenti Out Indefinitely

Canisius has been dealt a tough blow for the final few weeks of conference play. 

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Phil Valenti (photo courtesy: Canisius Athletics)

Sophomore Phil Valenti One Reason For Canisius Surge In MAAC

Phil Valenti’s career at Canisius could not have veered off course any more at the start.

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