Found February 10, 2013 on
Queen City Sports:
Canisius Golden Griffins
Niagara Purple Eagles
A tenth of a second is all that Billy Baron and the Golden Griffins of Canisius College need as motivation when they step on the court in front of a sold out crowd at the Gallagher Center this afternoon.
The last time these two cross-town rivals hit the court, it was back on January 27th at the Koessler Center in Buffalo. Today they meet 30 minutes up the road in Lewiston. Niagara won the earlier meeting 66-65 on a wild final sequence.
With the game knotted at 63, Canisius guard Billy Baron drove to the basket and laid the ball high off the glass and in to give his Griffs the lead with eight seconds remaining. Purple Eagle guard Juan’ya Green then drove the length of the court and kicked to a wide open Marvin Jordan who buried a three with just under three seconds left. Baron then raced down the court and shot up a 25-footer which was good and caused the Griffs to storm the court in thought of a huge win. After review, the basket ended up being waved off, citing the shot left B...
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Billy Baron scored a career-high 33 points
Billy Baron is just one of those guys that when the shot clock is running down, you want the ball in his hands.
The junior guard hit big shot after big shot and took a beating as he scored a career-high 33 points en route to a 77-70 road win for his Canisius Golden Griffins (16-9, 9-5) over Niagara (14-11, 10-4) Sunday afternoon, avenging...
Before you start reading this, I have to get something off my chest.
I am absolutely thrilled watching the recent revival of Canisius College basketball.
Being the son of a Canisius alumnus, I went to many Golden Griffins games as a child and even had season tickets with my father during eighth grade.
The hiring of Jim Baron changed the culture of Canisius basketball (gogriffs.com...
Billy Baron scored a career-high 33 points to help Canisius hold off Niagara 77-70 Sunday in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play.
Harold Washington bounced back from an eight-point outing against Manhattan with 18 points, and Jordan Heath pulled down 12 boards, one short of a career-high.
Niagara (14-11, 10-4) trailed 34-23 at halftime but rallied to its first lead of the half...