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An Ode to Canisius’ Billy Baron

There were times on Sunday that it appeared that MAAC Player of the Year Billy Baron was fighting to keep Canisius afloat and his NCAA tournament hopes alive against Iona, and it appeared that the senior would not let them go away.

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Three Thoughts: Iona 75, Canisius 72

Three Thoughts from Iona’s 75-72 victory over Canisius to advance to the MAAC championship game on Monday night.

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Iona 75, Canisius 72

With the first semifinal in the MAAC tournament tied at 70 and just over a minute left, the Iona Gaels put the ball in the hands of sophomore A.J. English.

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3 Thoughts: Canisius 71, Siena 65

Three thoughts from Canisius’ 71-65 victory over Siena on Saturday in the second quarterfinal of the MAAC tournament.

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Canisius 71, Siena 65

For Billy Baron he wasn’t going to let Saturday’s second semifinal against Siena be his final game.

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Forecasting the MAAC Tournament

Today marks the start of the MAAC tournament, and we at Big Apple Buckets thought it would be worthwhile to take a closer look at each team in their quest to represent the MAAC in the NCAA Tournament.  Each team makes the trip to Springfield with a different set of pros and cons, and dealing […]

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Why The MAAC Is A One-Bid League

Last night after a thrilling 80-77 overtime victory over Iona at Draddy Gymnasium Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello addressed reporters and let everyone know that he thought the MAAC wasn’t a 1-bid league.

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Previewing the MAAC Awards Race

Last season the coaches and administrators around the league anonymously participated with me in a poll to judge on the top three candidates each for Player of the Year before the season’s final weekend.

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Quinnipiac 88, Canisius 81

The return of Umar Shannon sparked Quinnipiac Thursday night, as they held on for a crucial 88-81 victory over Canisius at the Koessler Athletic Center in Buffalo.  With the win, Quinnipiac improved to 13-4 in MAAC play and maintained its second place tie with Manhattan.

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Tempo-Free MAAC: How Valuable Are You?

There are only four games left in the MAAC regular season for each team. This is baffling to think about. As the teams battle for final positioning down the stretch it’s time for us to start thinking about things like postseason awards.

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