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Niagara Seeking Continuity Heading Into Offseason

Entering the offseason after an 84-59 loss to top-ranked Monmouth in the MAAC tournament quarterfinals, Niagara now turns its focus toward continuity.

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Niagara’s Chris Barton Embraces Top Defensive Assignment

Saint Peter’s Chazz Patterson became the first guard in six years to win the MAAC’s Defensive Player of the Year award Friday morning. Later this evening, a young man with the potential to replicate that feat in the years to come will take on the toughest assignment of his career.

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Niagara Turns Tables On Quinnipiac With Big Second Half

ALBANY, N.Y. — Someone had to end their losing streak, and it was Niagara who got the job done. The Purple Eagles took down Quinnipiac 88-69 in the opening game of the MAAC tournament Thursday evening at the Times Union Center.

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Tyrone Lewis Is Back At Niagara (Part 2)

This is a guest post from Ronak Patel and part two of two. Read part one. Tyrone Lewis saw a lot during his days a star player for Niagara from 2006-10. He’s not far removed from his playing days when he donned the purple and white for a program that Calvin Murphy help put the school […]

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Tyrone Lewis’ Long Road To Niagara (Part 1)

This is a guest post from Ronak Patel and part 1 of 2. Come back at noon for the second half. Contemplation. Reflection. What to do with the rest of your life? These are questions that everyone asks after college. And for former standout college basketball players there can be a bevy of options.

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MAAC Tournament Primer: Niagara

The Niagara Purple Eagles own one of the strangest records you will ever see. The team finished the conference slate 6-14, but all of their wins came against the top seven teams in the final standings.

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2016-17 All-MAAC Teams

The MAAC announced all-league teams Monday afternoon with few surprises. Monmouth, which on Sunday became the first MAAC team to win 18 league games, placed two players on the First Team, including likely Player of the Year Justin Robinson. Saint Peter’s, Siena, Canisius, and Rider all saw multiple players receive all-league honors, with Iona and […]

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Video Recap: Monmouth 93, Niagara 75

Monmouth clinched the MAAC regular season title and achieved its best start ever with a 93-75 victory over Niagara at the OceanFirst Bank Center in West Long Branch, NJ on Thursday night. Justin Robinson scored 27 points to lead the Hawks, while Je’lon Hornbeak added 16. The Hawks are now 23-5 (15-2 in MAAC). Here’s […]

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MAAC Midpoint

At the midpoint of the MAAC season, it’s worth examining where each team in the league stands and where they might end up over the next six weeks. Here is a team-by-team analysis based on the current standings, along with mid-season all-MAAC teams:

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Manhattan 78, Niagara 69 – Jaspers Earn First MAAC Win

Manhattan is officially on the board. The Jaspers earned their first conference victory with a 78-69 victory over Niagara Tuesday night at Draddy Gymnasium.

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