CANISIUS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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 retiring...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 20, 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 led...
Via FOX Sports
July 08, 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 Sheeran...
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

Barons team up to revive Canisius

Amid the gratification of turning around the fortunes of a struggling basketball program at Canisius, Billy Baron's voice still cracks with a hint of emotion recalling the long consoling embrace he shared with his dad in the front seat of their car parked on the Rhode Island campus. Jim Baron had just informed his son that he had been fired as the Rams coach. And Billy, the starting...
Via FOX Sports
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 13 Ohio St. 84, Canisius 41

Tayler Hill scored 21 points and Samantha Prahalis had 20 to help No. 13 Ohio State beat Canisius 84-41 Saturday. The Buckeyes worked the ball inside and scored 34 points in the paint compared to eight for Canisius (3-5). They also totaled 16 assists Ohio State's 8-0 record ties the 2009-10 team for the best start in coach Jim Foster's 10 seasons at the school and the Buckeyes...
Via FOX Sports
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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