Reese’s career-high 31 points not enough against Bonnies

    By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter Isaiah Reese put up a season-high 31 points, but it was not enough to lift the Griffs over St. Bonaventure as the Bonnies topped Canisius, 73-65, in front of a sellout crowd at the Koessler Athletic Center Wednesday night. The loss dropped Canisius to 4-5 on the season, while St. … [Read more...]

Crumpton’s game-high 24 aids Griffs to victory over Dartmouth

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter The men’s basketball team captured their fourth victory on the season against Dartmouth on Saturday, 73-60. Senior forward Jermaine Crumpton led all scorers with a game-high 24 points, while sophomore guard Malik Johnson and freshman Takal Molson added 12 points of their own in the win. Freshman … [Read more...]

Crumpton, Reese earn All-Tourney nods in four-game showcase

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter The men’s basketball team completed their busy four-game Thanksgiving break schedule with a record of 2-2. The team kicked off the week with a 60-52 loss to Tennessee State on Nov. 21. The Griffs came out of the gate on fire, as they held a 35-26 advantage at the end of the first half, shooting close … [Read more...]

A record-setting day for Griffs in home opener

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Isaiah Reese dedicated Saturday's game against Youngstown State to a friend who had passed away earlier this week. And what a game Reese had. The sophomore recorded the first triple-double in Canisius' men's basketball history, scoring 23 points, hauling in 11 rebounds and earning 11 assists for the … [Read more...]

Griffs to host Penguins in home opener Saturday

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter The men’s basketball team welcomes the Youngstown State Penguins to the Koessler Athletic Center tomorrow night at 7 p.m. for the team’s home opener. The Griffs squared off against the Penguins last season, which turned out to be a high scoring 90-84 win for the Griffs. Even though both teams have … [Read more...]

Griffs face adversity, lose second straight road contest

By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter The men’s basketball team was defeated Tuesday by Air Force in the first ever matchup between the two squads, 93-79, at Clune Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo. Junior forward Jermaine Crumpton led the Griffs with 20 points for the night, with freshmen Spencer Foley and Isaiah Reese adding 14 points … [Read more...]

Molson shines in collegiate debut, but Griffs fall short

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor To view all photos from this game, visit our photo gallery. Usually when a freshman is starting in his first-ever collegiate game, he’s probably going to look nervous. For Takal Molson, that was hardly the case. The freshman scored 25 points in his first game for Canisius in an 80-75 loss to the … [Read more...]

Training a new legacy

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter The men’s basketball team is set to take on crosstown rival, the University at Buffalo, tomorrow afternoon kicking off the regular season. Griffs’ head coach, Reggie Witherspoon, spent 14 seasons at the helm of UB’s basketball squad (1999-2013) before coming to Canisius prior to the last … [Read more...]

Contrary to preseason polls, Griffs will be better than people expect

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Nov. 11 at Buffalo The Griffs' opening game will be the first game Reggie Witherspoon has coached since his 14-year tenure with the Bulls ended in 2013. UB was predicted to be the win their division in the Mid-American Conference (MAC), as well as earning nine votes to win the MAC Tournament. UB has a … [Read more...]

The latest, the greatest

By Sam Brouwere Senior Sports Reporter The Griffs men’s basketball team will have a different look this season, as the team added six players in the offseason. The six players include freshmen D.J. Heath, Scott Hitchon, Takal Molson and Jalanni White. The Griffs also added Marcale Lotts and Jonathan Sanks, both transfers from … [Read more...]

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