DU lacrosse records first shutout in D-I, hands Bill Tierney Denver win No. 100

The University of Denver men’s lacrosse program held Canisius scoreless on Sunday afternoon, taking a 12-0 final in front of the 17th-straight sellout at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. With the win, head coach Bill Tierney recorded his 100th victory at Denver in only 128 games, the first coach in NCAA Division-I history to reach 100 career wins in 140 career games at two different...
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1 day ago

St. Peter's clinches No. 2 MAAC seed, tops Canisius 72-65

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Trevis Wyche scored 14 points and St. Peter's wrapped up a second-place finish in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Association and the No. 2 seed into the conference tournament by beating Canisius 72-65 in the regular season finale for both schools Sunday. The Peacocks opened the game on an 11-0 run and never trailed in winning their sixth straight. Nnamdi Enechionyia...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marist snaps 9-game losing streak; upsets Canisius, 76-74

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) Ryan Funk hit a 3-pointer with more than three minutes left to give Marist an eight-point lead and the Red Foxes made it hold up for a 76-74 upset victory over Canisius to snap a nine-game Metro Atlantic losing streak Sunday afternoon. Khallid Hart hit the first of two free throws to pad Marist's lead to 76-74, and Kiefer Douse missed a tip-in to tie with...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Canisius pulls away late to beat Rider 85-77

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) Kiefer Douse had 21 points, Kassius Robertson added 18 and Canisius beat Rider 85-77 on Friday night. The Golden Griffens (17-11, 10-7 Metro) pulled away with a 9-2 run to lead 81-73 on Douse's layup with 2:40 left. The Broncs (14-14, 7-10) got the deficit no closer than six from there. Canisius took control late in the first half, but Rider closed the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Canisius with 6-0 late surge, beats Iona 89-83

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Phil Valenti scored 18 points, Kassius Robertson forced two late turnovers, and Canisius closed on a 6-0 spurt to beat Iona 89-83 on Tuesday night. Jermaine Crumpton added 17 points and made four 3-pointers for the Golden Griffins (16-11, 9-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Kiefer Douse chipped in 16 for Canisius, which had six in double-figures. Robertson...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Malik Johnson's full-court dash wins it for Canisius

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Malik Johnson scored the game-winning basket with 0.1 seconds left on Monday night to give Canisius a 72-70 win over Saint Peter's. Trevis Wyche made three free throws with 5.5 seconds left to tie it for the Peacocks, and then Johnson raced the length of the court, finishing near the hoop while falling to his back to avoid getting blocked by a pair of nearby...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Canisius builds big lead early, hangs on to beat Siena

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Phil Valenti had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Canisius beat Siena 80-73 to earn the season sweep over the Saints on Saturday night. Valenti finished 8 of 14 from the field and hit four 3-pointers. Four more Golden Griffins scored in double figures, led by Kassius Robertson and Kiefer Douse, each of whom scored 13. Jermaine Crumpton and Isaiah Reese chipped...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rider outlasts Canisius 72-66

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Jimmie Taylor scored 19 points and Rider snapped a short two-game skid with a 72-66 win over Canisius on Monday night. Taylor finished just 5 of 13 from the field and 1 of 7 from 3, but hit all eight of his free throws. Khalil Thomas added 13 points and eight rebounds, and Xavier Lundy had 12 points for the Broncs (13-10, 6-6 MAAC), eight of which came from...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Valenti, Robertson lead Canisius past Manhattan, 78-64

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Phil Valenti and Kassius Robertson combined to score 40 points to help power Canisius past Manhattan, 78-64 to snap a three-game losing skid in a Saturday afternoon Metro Atlantic battle. Jermaine Crumpton knocked down a 3-pointer with just under a minute left in the first half to give the Golden Griffins a 12-point advantage. Tyler Wilson hit a pair of free...
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January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Brady's a beast in leading Monmouth past Canisius 76-72

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Chris Brady scored a career-high 22 points shooting 11-for-12 and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Justin Robinson scored 21 as Monmouth won its fourth straight with a 76-72 win over Canisius on Monday night. Robinson's layup with 69 seconds left put Monmouth (14-5, 6-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic) up 75-70. Phil Valenti's two free throws brought the Golden Griffins to...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Robertson boosts Canisius to 91-58 runaway win over Marist

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Kassius Robertson scored a career-high 30 points, shooting 9 for 10 from 3-point range, and Canisius ran away from Marist in the second half for a 91-58 win on Saturday. Robertson entered the game needing 18 points to reach 1,000 during his Canisius career. His nine 3s were also a career high. Marist tied it at 43 on a 3-point play by Brian Parker with 16:22...
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January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Crumpton scores career-high 32, sparks Canisius to win

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Jermaine Crumpton scored a career-high 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Canisius bounced back from a loss with an 86-72 win over Fairfield on Tuesday night. The Golden Griffins had won seven straight before falling to Iona on Saturday. Crumpton finished 11 of 19 from the field and 10 of 12 at the line. Phil Valenti hit 8 of 10 shots for 20 points and...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Douse leads Canisius over Quinnipiac 83-77

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Kiefer Douse scored a career-high 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds on Wednesday night - his first career double-double - and Canisius beat Quinnipiac 83-77. The Golden Griffins (10-5, 3-1 Metro) took the first double-digit lead of the game at 77-66 with a 9-1 run capped by Isaiah Reese's pair of free throws with 2:50 left. Alain Chigha's tip-in with 58 seconds...
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January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Canisius holds off Siena 82-79 for 6th straight victory

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Kassius Robertson scored 21 points, Jermaine Crumpton added 16 and Canisius held off Siena 82-79 on Monday for its sixth straight victory. It's Canisius' longest winning streak since the 1998-99 season. Crumpton went 1 of 2 from the line with 1:33 left for a seven-point lead, but the Golden Griffins didn't score again. Siena cut it to 82-79 after a 3-pointer...
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January 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Valenti leads Canisius past St. Bonaventure in OT, 106-101

OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) Phil Valenti scored five of his 27 points in overtime as Canisius beat St. Bonaventure 106-101 Thursday night to win its fifth straight. Matt Mobley hit a 3-pointer with four seconds left in regulation to get the Bonnies even at 89 and force a high-scoring extra period. Valenti opened overtime with a trey, but the Bonnies answered with three straight field goals...
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December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Crumpton scores 31 points as Canisius outlasts Buffalo in OT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Jermaine Crumpton scored a career-best 31 points and Canisius beat cross-town rival Buffalo 94-87 in overtime on Saturday. Nick Perkins split a pair of free throws to pull Buffalo to 83-82 with four minutes left in the extra period. The Golden Griffins answered with a 6-0 spurt and led 89-82. The Bulls pulled to 89-87 with about a minute left. Crumpton made...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Canisius beats Albany 77-64 for third-straight win

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Phil Valenti and Kassius Robertson each scored 19 points and Canisius beat Albany 77-64 on Monday night. The Golden Griffins (6-5) have won three in a row, and five of six, since a loss to Tennessee State on Nov. 23. Both Valenti and Robertson did much of their damage from behind the arc, with Valenti hitting 5 of 6 while Robertson made 4 of 8. Isaiah Reese...
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December 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Robertson leads Canisius past Boston University

BOSTON (AP) Kassius Robertson had five 3-pointers and 19 points and Canisius defeated Boston University 87-77 Wednesday night. Jermaine Crumpton and Isaiah Reese added 16 points each and Phil Valenti and Kiefer Douse 12 apiece as five Golden Griffins (4-5) scored in double figures for the first time since Jan. 2, 2016. The Terriers (4-5), who have lost four straight, suffered...
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December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Canisius stops Manhattan in final seconds for 77-76 win

NEW YORK (AP) Jermaine Crumpton had 26 points and nine rebounds on Friday night, and Canisius stopped Manhattan on the final possession to secure a 77-76 win in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Phil Valenti hit a pair of free throws with 32 seconds left that made it 77-74 for the Golden Griffins (3-4). Zavier Turner closed Manhattan's deficit on a...
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December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Canisius beats Youngstown 90-84

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Kassius Robertson hit four 3-pointers and scored 27 points to help Canisius beat Youngstown State 90-84 on Saturday to end a two-game losing streak. It was the 200th career win for Canisius coach Reggie Witherspoon. Canisius opened the second half on a 10-4 run to take a 51-39 lead. Youngstown State pulled to 82-75 after Brett Frantz's 3-pointer and Rahim...
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November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee-Martin holds off Canisius for 72-69 victory

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Kedar Edwards had a tip-in with 3:10 left to give Tennessee-Martin just enough cushion to hold off Canisius 72-69 on Monday night. Edwards gave UT Martin a 72-64 lead, but the Skyhawks did not score again. Canisius charged back as Kassius Robertson nailed a 3-pointer and Kiefer Douse had a layup to close to 72-69 with 42 seconds remaining. Canisius' Spencer...
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November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Valenti's last-second jumper lifts Canisius over Duquesne

PITTSBURGH (AP) Phil Valenti scored six of his 14 points in the final 100 seconds, Jermaine Crumpton hit 4 of 4 from 3-point range and scored 18 and Canisius slipped past Duquesne 78-77 on Friday night. Kassius Robertson hit three 3s and finished with 13 points for Canisius (1-2). The game featured 10 ties and 17 lead changes, including four in the final 29 seconds. Emile Blackman...
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November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Canisius hires Reggie Witherspoon as basketball coach

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Reggie Witherspoon is returning home to Buffalo to coach the Canisius College basketball team. He signed a five-year contract and replaces Jim Baron, who retired May 20. A news conference is scheduled for Tuesday. ''Reggie brings with him a proven track record of building strong basketball teams and developing young men,'' athletic director Bill Maher said...
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May 28, 2016  |  Discuss

AP source: Canisius hires Witherspoon as basketball coach

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Canisius College has hired Alabama assistant Reggie Witherspoon as its basketball coach. A news conference is scheduled for Tuesday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Saturday because the school has not announced the hiring. Witherspoon replaces Jim Baron, who retired May 20. ...
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May 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Canisius head coach Jim Baron set to retire

The Canisius Golden Griffins men’s basketball team will have to begin a search for a new head coach. On Friday, longtime NCAA basketball coach Jim Baron announced his plans to call it a career. With Baron on the outs, associate head coach Pat Clarke is expected to assume the rule of interim coach. BREAKING: A source tells me #Canisius head men's basketball coach Jim Baron is...
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May 20, 2016  |  Discuss
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