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Niagara’s Chris Casey Keeps Rolling with the Punches

Plenty of MAAC head coaches have had obstacles put in front of them; none may be greater than those Chris Casey has had to face just two seasons after Niagara won the regular season title. When the Niagara Purple Eagles open their 2014-15 season, their regular season championship will feel like the distant past.

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Pete Strobl’s Backspin: A Great Look at Life Overseas

“Start Packing, You Leave Tomorrow.”

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Niagara’s Chris Casey on Antoine Mason’s Transfer

The last time Niagara head coach Chris Casey saw Antoine Mason was when he received his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University on May 10. At that time, Casey was under the impression that Mason would return for his final season of eligibility and did not have any other reason to think otherwise.

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Antoine Mason to Transfer from Niagara

Redshirt junior Antoine Mason has decided to transfer, after completing his degree in finance in the spring, and will look to play his final year of eligiblity elsewhere.

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Defensive Rebounding Proving to be Niagara’s Achilles Heel

When Niagara head coach Chris Casey dissects the reason the Purple Eagles were struggling defensively he points to one statistic.

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Chris Casey on First Year at Niagara

It was exactly one year ago today that Chris Casey was hired to be Niagara’s 21st head coach in school history.

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Three Thoughts: Quinnipiac 89, Niagara 80

Three thoughts from Quinnipiac’s 89-80 victory over Niagara in the final quarterfinal game of the MAAC tournament.

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Quinnipiac 89, Niagara 80

All five Quinnipiac starters scored in double figures as the Bobcats outlasted Niagara 89-80 in the Quarterfinals of the MAAC tournament at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.

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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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Niagara’s Chris Casey Still Looking for Breakthrough

Niagara has lost eight in a row, but under first year head coach Chris Casey the progress has started to come along even if the wins haven’t.

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