Penn's 52-51 Fall To Niagara Breaks Quakers' Hearts

By Mel Greenberg PHILADELPHIA – The Penn women’s basketball team Tuesday night discovered there is a difference between one’s first taste of Niagara Falls and one’s first experience with Niagara, the university, located near the rushing waters.The Falls in upstate New York offer a romantic setting to seal lovers’ hearts.A first dance with the Purple Eagles, as far as the Quakers...
Via Womhoops Guru
December 01, 2010  |  Discuss

NCAA hoops odds preview - Cent Conn State vs. Niagara

Nov 14, 7:00 PM | Gallagher Center Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs Niagara Purple Eagles Odds 0-1TEAM RECORD0-0 Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Cent Conn State when they take on the Purple Eagles on Monday in college hoops betting action. The Purple Eagles currently sports a 0-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding...
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November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Niagara 102, CCSU 93

Marvin Jordan scored 23 points, including a layup to force overtime, while Juan'ya Green also had 23 points with four of those coming in the extra frame as Niagara held on to beat Central Connecticut State 102-93 on Monday night. Down 86-84 with 46 seconds left to play in regulation, Jordan dropped in a layup 11 seconds later for Niagara (1-0) and both teams turned the ball over...
Via FOX Sports
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

W. Basketball. Bobcats Close Home Stand Tuesday Against Niagara

Following a 63-53 win over San Francisco on Sunday, Ohio Women's Basketball will close out a three-game home stand on Tuesday night when the Niagara Purple Eagles come to town. Tipping off at 7 p.m., the game will be streamed live on and can be heard on WOUB-AM 1340 with Grant Burkhardt calling the action.
Via Ohio University Athletics
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Niagara Purple Eagles home to Peacocks in NCAAB betting action

Jan 13, 9:00 PM | Gallagher Center Saint Peter's Peacocks vs Niagara Purple Eagles Odds 3-13TEAM RECORD6-11 The Purple Eagles will be trying to slam the Saint Peter's Peacocks on Friday when the teams tip off at Gallagher Center in college betting action. This season, the Purple Eagles are 6-11 overall and 5-6-1 ATS ATS, while the Peacocks are 3-13 and 5-6 ATS against the...
Via Odds Shark NCAAB Previews
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

On Skyrim & Self-Contained Worlds

Game #8-403: Saint Peter`s Peacocks at Niagara Purple EaglesJanuary 13, 2012 9:00 pmGallagher CenterBBState Stats/RecapSo Ive been playing a lot of Skyrim lately. For the uninitiated, Skyrim is a video game that allows the player to take the role of an adventurer who becomes the savior of the virtual world. Although that plot point may seem a bit derivative, Skyrims strength lies...
Via The Mid-Majority
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Maryland beats Niagara 86-70 in NIT opener

Maryland used a strong second half to defeat Niagara 86-70 Tuesday night in the opening round of the NIT. Tied at halftime, the Terrapins (23-12) used a 21-2 run to take a 56-38 lead before coasting to the finish. Second-seed Maryland next hosts the winner of the Ohio-Denver game, held late Tuesday. Antoine Mason led
Via Philly Sports Live
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

North Dakota rallies to beat Niagara 2-1

Andrew MacWilliams and Danny Kristo scored in a 57-second span early in the third period in North Dakota's 2-1 comeback victory over Niagara on Friday in the NCAA West Regional semifinals. Second-seeded North Dakota (22-12-7) will play Yale on Saturday in the regional final for a spot in the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh. Fourth-seeded Yale beat top-seeded Minnesota 3-2 in overtime...
Via FOX Sports
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

T.J. Cline transferring from Niagara to Richmond

Richmond coach Chris Mooney says T.J. Cline is transferring to the Spiders from Niagara. Cline is a 6-foot-8 forward and the son of Naismith Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman. The native of West Plano, Texas, earned all-rookie honors as freshman in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference last season, averaging 7.9 points and 4.6 rebounds in 20 minutes per game. He also made 40 3-pointers...
Via FOX Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Cline transferring to Richmond

Richmond coach Chris Mooney says T.J. Cline is transferring to the Spiders from Niagara. Cline is a 6-foot-8 forward and the son of Naismith Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman. The native of West Plano, Texas, earned all-rookie honors as freshman in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference last season, averaging 7.9 points and 4.6 rebounds in 20 minutes per game. He also made 40 3-pointers...
Via FOX Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

All in on Antoine Mason

It looked like Jim Christian had a clear plan for 2015, but then Antoine Mason became available. BC will get the 5th year's final visit next week and his decision can drastically change BC's outlook for next season. I thought next year would be the Hanlan show: with BC's dynamic combo guard handling the ball and being its main scorer. Even when Donahue was here, I advocated an offense...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Niagara basketball team stranded on bus in snowstorm

The Niagara women’s basketball team has been sitting on a bus for over 22 hours and counting. And they’ve spent much of that time being stuck in the snow. The team was traveling back from their game against Pittsburgh on Monday night. But unfortunately, they got stuck in a huge snowstorm along the way. They left Pittsburgh at 9:30 p.m. ET, but around 1 a.m. encountered the storm...
Via The Sports Daily
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott's 23 leads Niagara past Manhattan, 73-61

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) Matt Scott poured in a career-high 23 points to lead Niagara to a 73-61 win over defending Mid-America Athletic Conference champion Manhattan Friday night. The freshman was 7 of 11 from the field, including 2 of 4 from behind the arc, and 7 of 10 from the line. It was just the second time Scott had reached double figure scoring for the Purple Eagles. His...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Niagara beats Canisius, 82-71

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Dominique Reid tied a career-high with 20 points and added eight rebounds to help Niagara to an 82-71 victory over Canisius on Tuesday night. Emile Blackman had 18 points and six assists and Ramone Snowden added 15 points for the Purple Eagles (7-21, 6-13 Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference). The win gave Niagara its first three-game win streak of the season and...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Wrap: Purple Eagles’ prophesy fulfilled

This past December, when Along the Boards reached out to Niagara Purple Eagles coach Dave Burkholder, he expressed confidence in goaltender Jackson Teichroeb to help his struggling team punctuate a turnaround and salvage the 2014-15 season. “We are getting some people back into game shape,” Burkholder said at the time, partially referencing Teichroeb’s return from a […] The post...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Niagara hires Jada Pierce as women's basketball coach

LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) Niagara University has hired Saint Joseph's assistant Jada Pierce to become its women's basketball coach. Pierce was hired on Tuesday after spending the past three seasons working under Cindy Griffin, helping the Hawks reach consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances in 2013 and `14. She has 18 seasons of experience as an assistant coach split between the Division...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Niagara F Reid no longer with team amid legal concerns

Dominique Reid, a 6’8″ forward and MAAC All-Rookie Team selection last season, is no longer a member of the Niagara basketball team. The school issued a release in which athletics director Simon Gray said, “Dominique Reid will not be attending Niagara University during the 2015-16 academic year. Consistent with our commitment to student privacy obligations, the university will have...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Niagara edges NC A&T in 73-72 win

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Marvin Prochet sank the winning bucket to cap a last-minute comeback and lift Niagara to a 73-72 win over NC A&T on Sunday. Trailing by 6 with 17 seconds to play, Niagara (2-3) got a bucket from Emile Blackman followed by Justin Satchell's 3-point play after a turnover that cut it to 72-71. The Purple Eagles then forced another turnover at the other...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Niagara beats Quinnipiac 76-72

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) Emile Blackman and Matt Scott had 20 points each on Friday night, and Niagara beat Quinnipiac 76-72 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Justin Satchell's jumper made it 72-67 for the Purple Eagles (3-5) with 31 seconds to play. The teams traded free throws, and Quinnipiac's Giovanni McLean made a 3-pointer with eight seconds...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn beats Niagara 80-79 in OT

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) Aakim Saintil scored 21 points and Trevon Woods hit a game-winning layup in overtime as LIU Brooklyn beat Niagara 80-79 on Saturday. The Blackbirds (5-3) trailed 79-78 in overtime when Woods sank a layup with five seconds left for the win. LIU Brooklyn trailed by nine, 65-56, with 6:47 left in regulation but Saintil and Martin Hermannsson helped close...
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December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas, Lundy lead Rider to 66-60 win over Niagara

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) Kahlil Thomas and Xavier Lundy scored 20 points apiece and Rider took control down the stretch to defeat Niagara 66-60 on Friday night. The Broncs (10-14, 6-7 Metro Atlantic) trailed 32-24 at the half and didn't take the lead until a 3-point play by Thomas capped his personal 7-0 run and made it 46-45 with 9:30 to play. Jimmie Taylor's free throws at...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Big first half carries Iona past Niagara 75-61

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) Isaiah Williams scored 21 points and Iona used a big first half to defeat Niagara 75-61 on Sunday. Deyshonee Much added 15 points as the Gaels (14-9, 11-3 Metro Atlantic) made eight of their 10 first-half 3-pointers for a 48-28 lead. Much and Williams combined for 23 points before the break. The Purple Eagles (6-19, 4-10) went on a 19-5 run in the second...
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February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Welton scores 24, St. Peter's beats Niagara 72-59

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Quadir Welton had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Antwon Portley added 21 points and six boards and St. Peter's beat Niagara 72-59 on Friday night. Welton had 17 and Portley 10 in the first half as the Peacocks (10-13, 8-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) built a 38-25 lead. Emile Blackman's 3-pointer pulled Niagara (6-20, 4-11) within 46-35 early in the...
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February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 6 Maryland routs Niagara 96-64 for first road win

LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) Destiny Slocum scored 25 points and dished out seven assists to lead No. 6 Maryland over Niagara 96-64 on Sunday. Maryland scored on seven of its first eight possessions to build a 16-2 early lead and never looked back. Brionna Jones and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough each scored 16 points for the Terrapins (4-0). Though they failed to score 100 points for the first...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Adams leads St. Bonaventure over Niagara 79-69

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Jaylen Adams scored 23 points with seven assists and St. Bonaventure defeated Niagara 79-69 on Saturday. Adams was 7 of 11 from the field and 5 of 8 from the arc to lead the Bonnies (7-3), who bounced back from a one-point loss to UNC Wilmington to collect their sixth win in seven games. Denzel Gregg added 16 points and Matt Mobley 13. LaDarien Griffin had a...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss
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