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Purple Eagles wrench victory from Griffs’ grasp

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Billy Baron’s teammates mobbed him in the corner by a small section of visiting Niagara students. Baron’s expression, a mixture of joy and shock, is tough to erase from memory. Kevin Bleeker, red-shirting in his second year at Canisius, leaped around…

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Tsuj’s Ten: Bulls grow up, Battle of the Bridge awaits Canisius, Niagara

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The UB Bulls’ power forward Javon McCrea has shown stretches of dominance since his freshman year, but rarely have they been consistent. The burly big would post an eye-popping 20-point, 10-rebound stat-line in one game before disappearing with a foul-marred…

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Tsuj’s Ten: Griffs plod to Baron’s 400th win

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Of Jim Baron’s 400 wins, I’m sure most were prettier than Thursday’s 64-60 win over Manhattan to set the milestone. The Buffalo News’…

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Sosa drops season-high 25 in Canisius’ win over Manhattan - PHOTOS

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25 points, four rebounds and two assists is what Isaac Sosa's numbers looked like after Thursday night's performance at the Koessler Athletic Center at Canisius College, as the Griffs downed Manhattan 64-60.

The game was very tight during the first half…

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Tsuj’s Ten: Purple Eagles rolling through MAAC

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Now that conference play is moving full-throttle, local basketball fans have a better idea of which Big 4 teams are NCAA Tournament contenders and which are floundering in rebuilding mode. The clues were apparent during the non-conference slates, honestly, but how…

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Canisius Griffins vs. Fairfield Stags - LIVE BLOG

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Final—66-45, Fairfield. A forgettable night for Canisius, one the Griffs will want to erase from their collective memory bank before Saturday’s clash against Marist.

1:09 —Josiah Heath taps in a miss of a…

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The attack of the ‘stache: Baron promises up-tempo style for Canisius

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Don’t let the fact that Jim Baron is 58-years-old with a bushy mustache mislead you; the new Canisius College men’s basketball head coach promises an entertaining brand of basketball.

“We like to play up-tempo, we like to push the ball, we…