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Quinnipiac senior Ousmane Drame (photo courtesy: Quinnipiac Athletics)

Tempo-Free MAAC: December Weekend Edition

I meant to write this on Thursday, but you know, life and stuff got in the way. Now though the MAAC December weekend is finished and we’ve now got a robust (hah!) two-game sample size with which to judge every MAAC school. Did we learn anything?

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Canisius Surprising Early for Jim Baron

Canisius head coach Jim Baron feels a differently this season, even though once again he’s on top of the MAAC standings.

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MAAC Stock Watch: Dec. 8

This week’s MAAC Stock Watch was delayed slightly thanks to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference coaches conference call. Canisius and Fairfield share the top spot in the conference through the first weekend of MAAC play, just as everyone expected. Niagara’s reign over the top spot lasted fewer than two games and Quinnipiac shares the conference basement […]

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Buffalo 72, Canisius 57

It was a tough day and game to swallow for the Canisius Golden Griffins Saturday afternoon.

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Canisius’ Starting Five Will Take Time To Mesh

Jim Baron and the Golden Griffins will have their work cut out for them this season. Coming into the 2014-2015 campaign, Canisius is without their star players from last season: Billy Baron, Jordan Heath and Chris Perez.

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Canisius Set To Rebuild And Retool Under Jim Baron

While it doesn’t feel like a reset, it’s close to it for Canisius head coach Jim Baron.

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Canisius Zach Lewis Taking On Mentorship Role

Considering the Canisius roster, sophomore Zach Lewis is a grizzled veteran. After all, he is the team’s returning leading scorer after a senior-laden team graduated.

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Canisius Jim Baron on His Sons

This season will be the first one in a long time where Jim Baron won’t be coaching one of his sons. 

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MAAC Sophomores on the Toughest to Guard

Last season the MAAC featured a strong group of freshman guards, who look like a great group of future league stars.

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Too Early Projected MAAC and NEC Standings Using RPM

Using a similar methodology to how I figured out just how much Penn underperformed last season I went ahead and built predictor models for specific conferences using returning possession minutes (RPM) data.

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