Found February 11, 2013 on
Queen City Sports:
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)
While other kids were talking about the Bills and Sabres everyday, I would bring up how the Griffs were doing on a daily basis…at the time, not very good.
But as time passed and Canisius continued to struggle, I started to fall away from following the team closely during my teenage years.
I continued to check out how they were doing in the paper and would check their box scores the night after games but it was hard to get invested in a team that didn’t appear to have any hope of improving.
But that all changed this past spring when the program decided to hire Jim Baron as their next head coach.
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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...
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...
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...