Canisius outlasted Niagara in a thrilling three overtime classic in Albany on Thursday night.
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 […]
The 179th meeting between rivals Niagara and Canisius will occur with both seasons on the line in the first round of the MAAC tournament.
This is a guest post from Norman Rose. You may know him as @ECoastBias on Twitter.
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 […]
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.
All summer long, Chris Casey has been campaigning for Emile Blackman, his redshirt junior, to get more recognition.
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.
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.
The last time Niagara and Siena met, the Saints swept the season series from the Purple Eagles with a 74-70 road victory.
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