Griffs add player, game for upcoming season

Griffin Staff Report The men’s basketball program announced on Tuesday that they had added Marcale Lotts to the 2017-18 roster. In addition, the team also added a non-league game to their schedule for Dec. 19. Lotts, a 6-foot-8, 230-pound forward played his first two seasons of collegiate basketball at Jacksonville College in Texas. … [Read more...]

A year in sports

By Adam Duke Assistant Sports Editor As is typical of all sports programs, Canisius athletics had its ups and downs in the 2016-17 season. In the fall, the men’s cross country team finished in second place in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The Iona Gaels dominated the race, taking spots one through eight. Galen Snyder … [Read more...]

Brady, Robinson aid Monmouth in battle for 1st place over Canisius

By Marshall Haim Assistant Sports Editor Chris Brady and Justin Robinson are two of the best offensive players for the Monmouth Hawks. They proved that by combining for 43 points, aiding the Hawks to claim sole possession of first place in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) standings in a 76-72 over the Canisius Golden … [Read more...]

Robertson thrives in Griffs’ thrashing of Marist

By Marshall Haim Assistant Sports Editor There was only one word that could describe Kassius Robertson's performance on Saturday: incredible. The junior set multiple accolades in the Griffs' 91-58 win of the Marist Red Foxes on Saturday in front of an announced 1,524 fans at the Koessler Athletic Center. Robertson, a junior, needed … [Read more...]

Douse shines as Griffs extend win streak

By Marshall Haim Assistant Sports Editor Kiefer Douse is considered a "left-handed slasher" in the Canisius game notes handed out before each game. The senior slashed the Quinnipiac Bobcats' defense as the Griffs claimed their seventh consecutive victory on Wednesday evening at the Koessler Athletic Center, 83-77. Recently, Douse … [Read more...]

Canisius battles in win over Siena

By Marshall Haim Assistant Sports Editor The Canisius men’s basketball program continued it’s offensive success with a hard fought 82-79 win over the Siena Saints on Monday afternoon. The Griffs extended their win streak to six games, the longest in Canisius history since the 1998-99 season. The win for Canisius didn’t come easy, … [Read more...]

Canisius prevails over Big 4 rival

By Marshall Haim Assistant Sports Editor ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. - - The Canisius Golden Griffins knew coming into their Big 4 matchup with the St. Bonaventure Bonnies that the crowd would end up being loud and electric and a win would be extremely hard to come by. Those odds were defied on Thursday night at the Reilly Center in front … [Read more...]

Changing The Rein

By Marshall Haim Assistant Sports Editor A week after every student left campus for their summer vacations, the Canisius men’s basketball program called for a press conference on Friday, May 20. The press conference was a shock to many people as Athletic Director Bill Maher and the men’s basketball Head Coach Jim Baron were to … [Read more...]

Griffs hoops losing three starters, have hole to fill in center

By Andrew Helwig Sports Reporter The Griffs' basketball team finished with a 14-19 record this season after losing to Iona in the quarterfinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference basketball tournament. They will be losing some of their significant players to graduation. Malcolm McMillan and Kevin Bleeker will be graduating … [Read more...]

The purple roadblock

By Dominic Chamberlain Sports Editor This won’t be the most riveting column I have ever written but I wanted to address this. When was the last time our men’s basketball, women’s basketball and hockey teams all kicked off their conference tournaments on the same weekend against their biggest rivals? That’s insane to me and it … [Read more...]

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