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Assessing the future of Big 4 basketball

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Even without the advantage of hindsight, it’s easy to argue that the Big 4—the University at Buffalo, Canisius College, St. Bonaventure and Niagara—is exiting a golden age of college basketball.

I’m not trying to be aggressively Eeyore,…

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Friendly roll: Former Purple Eagle’s book a swish for fans - INTERVIEW

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A largely basketball-indifferent area—with the exception of a rabid and outspoken gaggle of Syracuse fans—suddenly finds itself briefly at the center of American’s attention.

Hosting the NCAA Tournament’s second and third rounds provides…

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Immediate reactions: Iona 75, Canisius 72 - MAAC Semis

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The sight was eerily familiar.

Billy Baron slumped at the podium at the…

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Immediate reactions: Quinnipiac 89, Niagara 80 - MAAC Quarters

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When Quinnipiac smacked around Canisius, 88-81, at the KAC, the Bobcats looked formidable, a likely favorite for the MAAC Tournament.

The problem with March is that projections go…

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Immediate reactions: Canisius 71, Siena 65 - MAAC Quarters

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It would have been a colossal disappointment for senior-laden Canisius to lose in the MAAC Quarterfinals, but Siena made them an earn the right to face No. 1-seed Iona in Sunday’s semifinal.

The Griffs’…

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UB Bulls dominate Miami RedHawks, 78-55 - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}The UB Bulls completely smothered the Miami Red Hawks in the second half of UB's 78-55 win.

It was still winter outside on this first Saturday in March when the noon-time battle between the UB Bulls and the Miami Red Hawks had begun. Most of the seats in the Alumni Arena were full.

After a talented eighth-grade girl belted out the National Anthem…

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Canisius loses third straight home game, falls to Quinnipiac - PHOTOS

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Koessler Athletic Center was jam packed on Thursday night as the Canisius Golden Griffins attempted to hand their mascot Petey a birthday victory at the hands of MAAC opponent Quinnipiac. 

Despite outscoring Quinnipiac 54-42 in the second half, the Golden…

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First-place UB Bulls handle Akron Zips, 96-90 - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Jarod Oldham with a Jordanesque move puts up 2 of his 20 in UB's 96 - 90 win over Akron.

When the fans filled UB’s Alumni Arena Wednesday night to watch a battle between two of the best teams in the MAC, no one had in mind a scenario like the offensive battle that unfolded.

Three Bulls scored 20 or more points: Joshua Freelove had 21, while…

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Ohio curse remains as Bulls fall to Bobcats, 73-70 - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}UB's Shannon Evans bulls by Ohio's Javarez Willis in UB's loss to Ohio Bobcats 73-70.

There was a pretty good crowd at Alumni Arena Saturday night as the Bobcats of Ohio University came to town and handed the UB Bulls a 73-70 disappointment.

It seems UB hasn’t been able to handle the Bobcats lately and it appeared, for most of the night,…

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Canisius plucks Purple Eagles, 71-65 - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Canisius frustrated Niagara's Antoine Mason all night long in Griffs' 71-65 win over Purple Eagles.

The Gallagher Center at Niagara University was packed as the Canisius Golden Griffins pulled out a victory over the plucky Niagara Purple Eagles 71-65.

Antoine Mason, the nation’s leading scorer, was held to 17 points while Billy Baron, going into the…

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Immediate reactions: Iona 101, Canisius 91

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Every basketball game against the Iona Gaels inevitably becomes a track meet, as Tim Cluess’ club dares foes to keep pace score for score.

Canisius competed in style—converting in transition, throwing down violent alley-oops and protecting the…

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Canisius falters at home to MAAC foe Manhattan - PHOTOS

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Friday night’s contest between Canisius and Manhattan was a constant game of catch-up for the Golden Griffins and, in the end, they were defeated in front of a packed Koessler Athletic Center by the score of 84-73. 

There were a few good runs for…

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Immediate reactions: UB 84, Western Michigan 63

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A coach’s message doesn’t have to be sent with words.

In UB’s…

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Canisius thumps Niagara at sold-out KAC - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Niagara's Wesley Myers had his hands full while Canisius's Billy Baron scored 31 on the night as the Griffs down the Eagles 87.

It was cold outside, but hot inside Canisius’s Koessler Athletic Center as the Niagara University Purple Eagles—boasting the nation’s Division I leading scorer, Antoine Mason—invaded the home of the Canisius Griffins and fell to the Griffs…

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Immediate reactions: Canisius 87, Niagara 74

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Canisius’ starting big men hear a lot of criticism. Senior center Chris Manhertz has trouble staying on the floor due to foul trouble, while 6’11 forward Jordan Heath would rather lurk on the perimeter than battle inside.

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