CANISIUS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  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...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Robertson scores 19 to lead Canisius past Rider 67-61

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Kassius Robertson made four 3-pointers and scored 19 points to help Canisius hold off Rider 67-61 on Sunday. Robertson scored seven points during Canisius' 11-0 run for a 30-23 lead and the Golden Griffins led 34-30 at halftime. Rider opened the second half on a 7-2 run to take a 37-36 lead with 17:52 remaining but the Broncs did not score again until Xavier...
Via Associated Press
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Peter's hands Canisius a 3rd straight loss, 70-53

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Trevis Wyche came off the bench to score 16 points and distribute eight assists as St. Peter's handed Canisius its third-straight loss in Metro Atlantic play, 70-53 on Saturday. Wyche's layup with just under six minutes to play in the first half gave the Peacocks a 19-18 lead they never surrendered. St. Peter's held a nine-point lead, 29-20 at intermission and...
Via Associated Press
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Lucky 11: Canisius ties NCAA mark for greatest last-minute comeback

Top-ranked Michigan State fended off Oakland in overtime to avoid a stunning upset. Second-ranked Kansas avenged a stunning loss at home two seasons ago with an easy win at San Diego State. And No. 5 Virginia took down California in Charlottesville with a 3-pointer in the closing seconds of overtime.But the most notable Tuesday night game took place in Las Vegas. And the historical...
Via FOX Sports
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

McMillan helps Canisius beat Louisiana-Monroe in 3OT

LAS VEGAS (AP) Malcolm McMillan scored eight of his 21 in the third and final overtime and Kassius Robertson had a career-high 28 points as Canisius rallied Tuesday for an improbable 108-96 win over Louisiana-Monroe at the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic. ULM (5-6), which made 29 of 54 (54 percent) field goals in regulation, missed all six of its shots and committed four turnovers...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Canisius great Bob MacKinnon passes away

The Canisius Golden Griffins lost a special member of their family this week.Bob MacKinnon, a former Canisius College student-athlete, coach and athletic director, passed away Tuesday afternoon at the age of 87. A member of the first induction class to Canisius’ Sports Hall of Fame in 1963 and a member of the Canisius graduating Class of 1950, MacKinnon was the head coach and...
Via FOX Sports
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Preview: Settling the seeds

This is the final weekend of the regular season in Atlantic Hockey, and as it stands, not one position between second and seventh place is set in stone. Canisius sits in second, but only one point above third-place Bentley, and will have a tough road test in the desperate Air Force Falcons. The Golden Griffins will most likely walk […] The post Atlantic Hockey Preview: Settling...
Via Along the Boards
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Nolan Sheeran follows NHL cousins’ lead to NCAA hockey

Nolan Sheeran has already made an impact in his freshmen year with the Canisius Golden Griffins. He is second on the team in scoring among rookies with 10 points, and earned Atlantic Hockey’s rookie of the month honors for October. With the pedigree Sheeran brings to the table, his early success should not surprise anyone. His paternal cousins are Brendan […] The post Nolan...
Via Along the Boards
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Conference Recruiting Update: MAAC

Canisius Golden Griffins Raven Owen | 5′-11″ | PG | St. Joseph (NJ)| Cassidy Ryan | 6′-5″ | SF | Our Lady of Mount Carmel (CAN)| Jamal Reynolds | 6′-5″ | SG | Mott CC (MI)| The Golden Griffins addressed their backcourt needs with this class, landing a trio of players capable of playing in the backcourt or ...
Via Hoopniks
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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.
Via RealGM
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...
Via Associated Press
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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