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Reviewing The MAAC Non-Conference Schedules

Every school in the MAAC has officially announced its 2016-17 schedule, which means it’s a great time to hand out some scheduling awards.

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Photo Gallery: Canisius 102, Niagara 97 (3OT)

Canisius outlasted Niagara in a thrilling three overtime classic in Albany on Thursday night. 

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Canisius 102, Niagara 97 (3OT): Griffins Survive In Thriller

ALBANY, N.Y. – Canisius probably was extremely fortunate in the end, playing sporadic defense and failing to put away an undermanned Niagara team on numerous occasions, but deserve’s got nothing to do with it in March, and it will be the No. 7 Griffins that advance to play second-seeded Iona Friday night, as they survived […]

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Niagara-Canisius Rivalry Takes Center Stage In MAAC Tournament

The 179th meeting between rivals Niagara and Canisius will occur with both seasons on the line in the first round of the MAAC tournament.

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Three Thoughts: Albany 65, Niagara 56

This is a guest post from Norman Rose. You may know him as @ECoastBias on Twitter.

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Three Thoughts: Vermont 85, Niagara 67

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – There’s no time for what could have beens for college basketball coaches and teams, but there has to be at least a moment or two where Chris Casey and Niagara fans wonder the last couple of seasons. Part of that isn’t reasonable, but consider this partial list of players who started their […]

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Emile Blackman Motivated To Prove He Belongs In MAAC Elite

Niagara junior Emile Blackman keeps a list in his wallet of the All-MAAC teams revealed in March. The main reason he keeps the list is because his name is not among the MAAC’s best three teams.

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Niagara Set To Build Around Emile Blackman

All summer long, Chris Casey has been campaigning for Emile Blackman, his redshirt junior, to get more recognition.

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Niagara’s Chris Casey Shows No Remorse For Roster Flux

Niagara head coach Chris Casey has seen plenty of roster turnover as he enters his third season on the job, but that has hardly been a detriment to the kind of program he wants to build.

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Niagara Building Around Young Duo Of Reid And Blackman

Entering the MAAC tournament, the hottest team in the conference was not Iona, Manhattan or any of the top five seeds, it was the Niagara Purple Eagles.

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