Men’s hoops continues to thrive in MAAC play on road

Isaiah Reese was named MAAC Player of the Week on Monday for his performances on the road this past weekend. (Tom Wolf / Canisius College) By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s basketball team finally hit its stride over the semester break, as the Griffs have started conference play with a 4-2 … [Read more...]

Wide-open MAAC leading to lots of uncertainty

Canisius is a team that currently sits in second place in a very wide open Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference this season. (Andy Mead / YCJ via Canisius Athletics) By Aidan Joly Assistant Sports Editor It seems like it crept in on us so quickly, but we’re not right in the thick of things in MAAC play for basketball. The top … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball snaps six-game losing streak

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s basketball team ended their six-game losing streak on Wednesday when they beat the Robert Morris Colonials, 68-62. Canisius has had a rough start to the season. They started their campaign with a trip down in Florida, where they played in the AdvoCare Invitational. The Griffs … [Read more...]

Stockard, Bonnies hand Griffs sixth straight loss

By Aidan Joly Assistant Sports Editor Canisius started out hot but two substantial stretches by St. Bonaventure proved to be too much for the Griffs as they fell, 70-55, on Wednesday night at the Reilly Center in Olean. With eight minutes remaining in the first half, Canisius held a 17-14 lead against their Atlantic 10 foe, but the … [Read more...]

One thing is clear: It’s not the MAAC’s year

By Aidan Joly Assistant Sports Editor Watching MAAC basketball for the first couple weeks of the season, one thing has become very clear to me: the conference is down this year. Following Marist’s win over Ivy League foe Dartmouth in Northern Ireland on Thursday morning, they now are tied with seven other squads for the most wins so … [Read more...]

Rebounding plagues Griffs in winless Florida trip

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter Last week, the Canisius men’s basketball team traveled to Florida for the AdvoCare Invitational, where they played some of the best teams in the country. The Griffs’ first game in the tournament was against Villanova, a team currently ranked 23rd in the nation by the Associated Press. As one … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball starts season strong

Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The men’s basketball team kicked off the 2018-19 season with a win over Bucknell on Tuesday, 82-73. Sophomore forward Scott Hitchon got the scoring started for the Griffs by connecting on a mid-range jumper just 13 seconds into the contest. The quick bucket served as a precursor for … [Read more...]

Reese remains dedicated to the Griffs

By Mike Pesarchick Copy Editor Isaiah Reese is a humble guy. Canisius’ blue-chip guard was recently named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Preseason Player of the Year after earning All-MAAC honors last year, the first sophomore to do so since Michael Meeks in 1994. The Miami, Fla. native led the Griffs last season … [Read more...]

Peacocks show relentlessness in OT win

By Aidan Joly Sports Reporter Seven of the MAAC’s 11 teams have begun their season and despite that, each of those teams has only played one game. Siena is the lone team with two games played. We’ve learned some things about what the conference may look like this season. Rider can shoot the three The Broncs put together an … [Read more...]

Griffs to host Yellow Jackets, again

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor It may feel as if Canisius never travels to American International to face the Yellow Jackets. Well, it’s true because the Griffs have not traveled to the MassMutual Center since January 2017. The Griffs will host the Yellow Jackets for the sixth and seventh consecutive time when their two-game series … [Read more...]

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