Billy Baron Headlines MAAC Awards

Billy Baron of Canisius has been named MAAC Player of the Year. Baron was joined on the All-MAAC First Team by Sean Armand, Ike Azotam, George Beamon and A.J. English III. On the All-MAAC Second Team is Rhamel Brown, Ousmane Drame, David Laury, Chavaughn Lewis, Antoine Mason and Danny Stewart. Brown was also named Defensive Player of the Year.
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Canisius powers past Fairfield in 90-78 win

Billy Baron scored 22 points and Zach Lewis added 21 more to propel Canisius to a 90-78 comeback win over Fairfield on Saturday. Trailing by as many as 12 points in the first half, Canisius (19-10, 13-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) closed the gap with a 14-2 run that stretched into the second half and tied the game at 47 on a dunk by Chris Manhertz with 16:49 to play. The...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Canisius edges Siena 92-88 in triple OT

Billy Baron scored a career-high 40 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and fueled the go-ahead run in triple overtime to lead Canisius to a 92-88 win over Siena on Sunday. Coming from behind to force all three OT periods, Canisius (17-9, 11-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) took control in the final overtime session with back-to-back jumpers from Baron, who also sank a layup and pumped...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Baron, Canisius top Niagara 71-65

Billy Baron scored 34 points and Canisius rallied in the second half to edge Niagara 71-65 Friday night. With the game tied at 63, Chris Perez drove the lane and finished with 57 seconds to play for a 65-63 Canisius lead. Antoine Mason missed a 3 with 40 seconds remaining, and Baron closed the game by making 6 of 6 from the line to preserve the win. Down 37-32 at half, Canisius...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Canisius cruises past Fairfield 84-58

Billy Baron scored 17 points as Canisius cruised to an easy win over Fairfield 84-58 on Saturday. Fairfield (4-18, 1-10 Metro Atlantic) jumped out to a 7-0 lead, highlighted by Justin Jenkins' 3-pointer, as Canisius turned the ball over twice in the first 1:24. The Golden Griffins recovered though, as they tied the game at nine then used a 9-2 run later in the half to lead 33...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Canisius downs Quinnipiac 86-74

Billy Baron scored 20 points Thursday and Zach Lewis added 17 as Canisius dominated Qunnipiac 86-74 to win its third straight game. Jordan Heath opened with a 3-pointer and Canisius (15-7, 9-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) jumped to an 18-6 lead, and then ripped an 11-2 run to lead 29-11. Evan Conti's layup with 56 seconds to play cut the lead to nine, and Quinnipiac trailed...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Baron scores 38 pts; Canisius beats Marist 78-65

Billy Baron scored 38 points, tying a season-high, in leading Canisius to a 78-65 victory over Marist on Sunday. Baron entered the game ranked fourth in the nation in scoring (23.5 points per game). He was 12 of 23 from the field, made five 3-pointers and 9 of 10 free throws on the day. Chris Manhertz added 13 points and pulled down nine rebounds for Canisius (14-7, 8-2 Metro Atlantic...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Canisius defeats Niagara 87-74

Billy Baron scored 31 points and Canisius defeated Niagara and its high-scoring guard, Antoine Mason, 87-74 on Wednesday night. Baron, ranked third in the nation at 23.1, went over 30 points for the fourth time this season and seventh time in his career. Chris Perez added 19 points and Chris Manhertz 14 points and 11 rebounds for his 11th career double-double for the Golden Griffins...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Baron's 29 lead Canisius to 85-83 win over Iona

Billy Baron scored 29 points and Canisius squandered a 20-point lead on Friday night, but battled past Iona 85-83. Iona had the ball with 18 seconds left and the scored tied at 83 when Baron intercepted a careless pass over the middle, drove the length of the court and drew a foul on his attempted layup. Baron made both free throws, and Sean Armand missed a last-second attempt...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Canisius beats Monmouth (N.J.) 87-86

Billy Baron scored 26 points and Zach Lewis added 25 as Canisius beat Monmouth (N.J.) 87-67 on Sunday. Lewis, a freshman, scored a career-high after making seven 3-pointers for Canisius (11-6, 5-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). The Golden Griffins made 14 of 30 shots from behind the arc, including five by Baron. Lewis and Baron combined to make 15 of 26 shots, including 12...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Baron's 38 leads Canisius past Rider, 94-91 in 2OT

Billy Baron scored a career-high 38 points, including 10 in the decisive second overtime period, to lift Canisius to a 94-91 victory over Rider Friday night. The senior son of second-year Canisius coach Jim Baron scored 26 points in the final 17 minutes of the game, pumping in 11 points in the final 6:32 of regulation and five in the first overtime. Rider's Zedric Sadler had...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Canisius defeats St. Peter's 67-63

Billy Baron scored 25 points as Canisius held on to an early lead to defeat St. Peter's 67-63 Saturday. Chris Manhertz had 12 points with seven rebounds for the Golden Griffins (9-5). Chris Perez scored 11 points with four rebounds and Zach Lewis came off the bench to add eight points. Canisius hit 44.4 percent from the field and 90 percent from the line. Perez hit a 3-pointer...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

How Swede it is, Christian Folin tallies three points in win

(Photo/Justin Soderberg/View from 123) BURLINGTON, Vt. – UMass Lowell returns from their 21-day holiday break and comes out strong against Canisius College, topping the Golden Griffins, 5-2 in the first game of the Catamount Cup. Christian Folin and Zack Kamrass lead the way for the River Hawks with three points each. Folin scored what would be the game-winning-goal on the...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Live Blog: UMass Lowell vs Canisius College

#10 Massachusetts Lowell (11-5-0, 4-2-0 HEA) vs Canisius College (5-8-1, 4-4-1 AHA) The UMass Lowell River Hawks will square off against Canisius College on Saturday, Dec. 28 at 4:00 p.m. eastern in their first game of the tournament. UMass Lowell fell in their final game before the winter break against the Maine Black Bears and will look to rebound as they enter 2014...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Canisius defeats Lamar 87-74

Billy Baron scored 16 points with seven assists and six rebounds, leading five players in double figures, as Canisius defeated Lamar 87-74 on Saturday. Jordan Heath also had 16 points, Chris Perez had 14 and both Chris Manhertz and Zach Lewis posted 10 for the Golden Griffins (8-4). Canisius was 46.8 percent from the field, 73 percent from the line and 50 percent from 3-point range...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Baron lifts Canisius past Holy Cross 83-73

Billy Baron had a season-high 31 points with nine rebounds and five assists to propel Canisius past Holy Cross 83-73 Monday night. The Griffins (7-4) were clinging to a two-point lead midway through the second half when Chris Manhertz converted a three-point play and Baron hit a 3-pointer to give some breathing room. Holy Cross (5-5) wouldn't go away easily as Anthony Thompson...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Canisius defeats Buffalo 69-55

Billy Baron scored a game-high 23 points to help Canisius overcome a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat Buffalo 69-55 Wednesday night. Chris Perez had 16 points for the Golden Griffins (6-3). Phil Valenti came off the bench to score 11 points and grab five rebounds. Josh Freelove and Will Regan combined for a trio of 3-pointers to help Buffalo forge an early lead. The Bulls...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Canisius takes control in 93-78 win over Siena

Billy Baron scored 21 points and had 13 assists to lead Canisius to a 93-78 victory over Siena on Sunday. Dominique Raney added 19 points, Zach Lewis contributed 18 and Jordan Heath had 15 for the Golden Griffins, who took control early in the first half to build a lead that was never challenged. Canisius (5-3, 2-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) shot 49 percent from the field...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Heath nets 28, Canisius tops Saint Peter's 82-67

Jordan Heath scored a career-high 28 points to lead Canisius in an 82-67 victory over Saint Peter's on Friday night. Heath was 11 for 17 from the field and 4 of 6 from 3-point range. He also had 10 rebounds as the Golden Griffins (4-3, 1-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) won their third straight against the Peacocks. Canisius allowed Saint Peter's to within 54-45 with...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

McCarron, Metro State defeat Canisius 83-69

Mitch McCarron scored 28 to lead Metro State to an 83-69 victory over Canisius on Tuesday night in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Metro State led by 6 with 13:10 left and went on a 19-4 run to go ahead 63-44 on Mitch McCarron's jumper with 8:24 to go. In the final eight minutes, Canisius (3-3) never got closer than Billy Baron's 3-pointer with 22 seconds...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Baron, Canisius down Georgia State 79-71

Billy Baron had 26 points on 5-of-10 3-point shooting to lead Canisius over Georgia State 79-71 in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Elon University. Canisius (3-2) led only 71-66 when Baron made a 3-pointer with 1:15 to go that gave Canisius an 8-point lead. The Griffins made 5 of 6 free throws in the final minute to close out the win. Chris Perez added 22 points...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Canisius tops Elon 86-85 with 3-pointer at buzzer

Billy Baron scored 21 points and made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Canisius to an 86-85 victory over Elon on Tuesday night in the North Consolation game of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Canisius (2-2) went on 9-0 run to end the game after trailing most of the second half. Chris Perez scored 17 points, and Jeremiah Williams made the key steal with 10 seconds remaining to set up Baron...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 19 Michigan State tops Canisius 102-54

The freshmen trio of Aerial Powers, Tori Jankoska and Branndais Agee anchored a running game and full-court press Thursday night that powered No. 19 Michigan State to a 102-54 win over Canisius in the first-ever contest between the teams. Powers led the Spartans (1-1) with 19 points and Agee added 14 points and eight rebounds. Jankoska turned in an all-around performance with 17...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Baron lifts Canisius past South Dakota, 71-66

Billy Baron pumped in 27 points, 13 in the final 10 minutes, to help Canisius overcome South Dakota, 71-66, in its season-opening game Monday. Baron's 3-pointer with less than a minute to play put the Golden Griffins ahead for good, 67-64, and he added a pair of clutch free throws with five seconds left to shut the door on the Coyotes. Baron was just 6 of 15 from the floor...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Baron Adds Three to 2013-2014 Griffs’ Squad

Jim Baron continues to bring in weapons to Canisius College as the program announced today that the team has signed three more players to the men’s basketball team. The team announced today that Kassius Robertson (Toronto, Ontario), Jeremiah Williams (Grand Rapids, Michigan), and Chris Perez (Santiago, Dominican Republic) will all be joining the squad for the 2013-2014 roster....
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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