Crumpton heading overseas

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Former Canisius forward Jermaine Crumpton is heading overseas to go pro. The sixth all-time leading scorer in Canisius basketball history, and the 2018 MAAC Co-Player of the Year, will be heading to the tiny country of Luxembourg to play T71 Dudelange, a perennial power in the country’s Total … [Read more...]

Reese, Molson place names into NBA Draft

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor It's not often a Canisius player enters his name into the NBA Draft. After Isaiah Reese entered his name into the draft on Wednesday, Takal Molson followed suit announcing he would be joining his teammate. After a breakout sophomore campaign at Canisius, Reese tweeted Wednesday evening that he would … [Read more...]

Gamecocks outlast Griffs in overtime

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The men’s basketball team fell to the Jacksonville State Gamecocks in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) Wednesday, 80-78, in overtime. The Gamecocks opened the game with a modest 7-2 run, scoring three times in the paint and hitting one shot from the free throw … [Read more...]

Quinnipiac upsets Canisius in Albany

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor ALBANY, N.Y. -- The men’s basketball team was defeated by the No. 7 seeded Quinnipiac Bobcats in the quarterfinals of the MAAC Tournament Friday in Albany, N.Y., 72-69. Canisius, the No. 2 seed in the tournament, had two opportunities to tie the game up with the clock winding down. Freshman … [Read more...]

High hopes for men’s hoops in upcoming MAAC Tournament

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor An esteemed basketball analytics guru has tabbed Canisius as the team to beat in the upcoming MAAC Tournament. If you have to re-read that sentence, go ahead. Reading that sentence should make Canisius fans excited for this weekend's tournament held at the Times Union Center in Albany from March … [Read more...]

Witherspoon, Reese solidify need for honors by MAAC after win at Niagara

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Check out our photo gallery. Back in November when I made my game-by-game predictions for the men’s basketball season I predicted that Canisius would be 17-12 overall (neglecting to predict the Evansville game) and 9-8 in the MAAC heading into their final contest. In the MAAC preseason poll, Canisius … [Read more...]

Photo Gallery: Canisius 95, Niagara 88

Check out Marshall Haim's photo gallery from Wednesday's men's basketball's 95-88 win over rival Niagara: … [Read more...]

On The Wing: We have the best team in two decades, yet, where are the students?

    By Marshall Haim Sports Editor New year, same column. It isn’t the first time that the The Griffin’s Sports Editor is writing a column that has the same exact message. I follow in the footsteps of Mike Harrington, Janine Joseph and Mark Ciemcioch just to name a few. Harrington’s column appeared in the Feb. 14, 1986 … [Read more...]

Second half offensive spark lifts Griffs past Bobcats

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The men’s basketball team defeated the Quinnipiac Bobcats, 71-64, Saturday at the Koessler Athletic Center. Quinnipiac (9-17, 6-8 MAAC) entered the matchup losers of their last three contests. Conversely, Canisius (17-9, 11-2) came in winners of 12 of their last 14 games. Both teams came … [Read more...]

Weekend sweep of Marist and Saint Peter’s propels Griffs

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The men’s basketball team swept a two-game road trip against Marist and Saint Peter’s last weekend. The Griffs used a 43-point second half against the Red Foxes to propel them to a 73-67 victory last Friday. The Blue and Gold shot on uninspiring 35 percent from the field for the game, their … [Read more...]

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