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Niagara 66, Canisius 65

Marvin Jordan came off the bench to score 23 points and hit the game-winning 3-pointer for Niagara in the Purple Eagles' 66-65 win over Canisius on Sunday for in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play. Niagara (13-8, 9-1), which trailed 32-25 at halftime, rallied to tie the game at 59 behind a jumper from Antoine Mason with 3:29 left to play. Canisius' Billy Baron broke...
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January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Purple Eagles Aiming For MAAC Championship

Over the last few years, the Niagara Purple Eagles have not played up to the standard that people around Niagara Falls have come to expect out of the team. A 14-19 overall record and sixth place finish in the MAAC did not do much to change the current atmosphere surrounding the team last season. But what casual fans couldn’t see that the diehards could was that Niagara’s young...
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Niagara 92, UMBC 75

Marvin Jordan scored 23 points and Juan'ya Green added 21 as Niagara defeated Maryland-Baltimore County 92-75 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game losing streak at home. It was the highest point total of the season for Niagara since a 103-92 win over Central Connecticut State in the season opener. With the game tied 38-38, Niagara closed the first half on a 14-4 run. A 15...
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December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Niagara Holds on to Defeat Winless Hartford

Juan’ya Green scored 25 points and Niagara got off to a 17 point second half lead as they defeated Hartford 79-76 on Saturday night. Niagara came ready to play as they jumped out to a 12-point halftime lead. The Purple Eagles were in control for most of the game until late in the second half when they almost blew a 17-point lead. Green led Niagara in scoring with 25 points with...
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December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Niagara 79, Hartford 76

Juan'ya Green scored 25 points and Marvin Jordan added 20 points to help Niagara hold off winless Hartford 79-76 on Saturday night. Jordan also had seven assists and six steals for the Purples Eagles (4-6), who built a 17-point lead early in the second half. Antoine Mason finished with 14 points and six rebounds, but had six turnovers. Niagara took 49-32 lead - its largest...
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December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Niagara Pulls Off Big Comeback to Open Season Victorious

The Purple Eagles needed overtime but got the job done Monday night as they defeated Central Connecticut State 102-93 in OT to open their season with a win. Niagara got off to an awful start as they were down by as many as 18 points early in the first half. Blue Devils guard Kyle Vinales caused problems for Niagara all night as he finished with 39 points and was 6-8 from behind the...
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November 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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