Ameen Tanksley was one of the most underrated players in the MAAC this season (photo masslive.com)
When Joe Mihalich decided to bolt to Hofstra and leave Niagara a few weeks ago, everyone knew that the landscape of Niagara basketball would be altered. Now it’s taken an even bigger hit, one that it may not be able to recover from in the near future.
Buffalo News reporter Bob DiCesare reported today that Juan’ya Green and Ameen Tanksley were granted waivers to explore transfer options.
This is a big blow as arguably one of the top players in all of the MAAC in Green has been the cornerstone of the Purple Eagle program ever since winning the freshman of the year award two seasons ago.
He was named to the All-MAC first team this season as he averaged 16.8 points per game which ranked fourth in the conference and 5.0 assists per game which was tied for first.
He and fellow backcourt member Antoine Mason led Niagara to a regular season MAAC title this season and a trip to the NIT where t...