While it doesn’t feel like a reset, it’s close to it for Canisius head coach Jim Baron.
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.
This season will be the first one in a long time where Jim Baron won’t be coaching one of his sons.
Last season the MAAC featured a strong group of freshman guards, who look like a great group of future league stars.
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.
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.
Three Thoughts from Iona’s 75-72 victory over Canisius to advance to the MAAC championship game on Monday night.
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.
Three thoughts from Canisius’ 71-65 victory over Siena on Saturday in the second quarterfinal of the MAAC tournament.
For Billy Baron he wasn’t going to let Saturday’s second semifinal against Siena be his final game.