Molson helping Griffs accomplish big things

By Sam Brouwere Senior Sports Reporter Freshman guard Takal Molson has been a vital member of the Griffs men’s basketball team as he was just named the MAAC Rookie of the Week for the third time, but this has come by way of hard work. Molson played on the St. Mary’s of Lancaster basketball team for the 2015-16 season. During that … [Read more...]

Niagara’s three-headed monster harms Griffs

    By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The men’s basketball team suffered a 16-point loss to the Niagara Purple Eagles, 105-89, at the Koessler Athletic Center on Jan. 27. The Griffs sprinted out to a 9-2 lead in the first four minutes, with senior forward Jermaine Crumpton adding in seven early points. After a … [Read more...]

Planincic a tall order for Griffs’ opponents

    By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter Go ahead. Ask him how the weather is up there. Ask him if he would like a “tall” glass of water. He’ll probably laugh as he stuffs you at the net for the fourth time in as many attempts. Being 6-foot-11 has certainly come in handy for the Griffs’ starting center Selvedin … [Read more...]

On the Wing: Reese excelling as Robertson’s replacement

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Last May when Canisius announced Kassius Robertson was transferring to Missouri — my dream school as a young kid — I had mixed emotions. Seeing the star player from the school that you are currently enrolled in announce he is transferring to another school hurts. But knowing Robertson was going to a … [Read more...]

Griffs heading to Orlando for AdvoCare Invitational next season

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The men’s basketball team will be spending their Thanksgiving break next season in the 2018 AdvoCare Invitational at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Griffs join an eight-team field, including, Charleston, Florida State, LSU, Memphis, Oklahoma State, UAB and … [Read more...]

Well-rounded offensive attack leads Griffs to seventh victory in last eight games

By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter A season-high 14 three-pointers and a masterful performance from Jermaine Crumpton and Isaiah Reese lifted the Canisius men’s basketball team over the visiting Monmouth Hawks on Sunday, 94-79. Crumpton and Reese combined for 45 points on the day for the Griffs, who have now won seven of their last … [Read more...]

Molson paves way for Griffs victory over Saint Peter’s

By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s basketball team got back to their winning ways after downing Saint Peter’s on a snowy Friday night at the Koessler Athletic Center, 70-57. Guard Takal Molson put up 23 points as the Griffs earned their way to a 4-1 record in MAAC play. Canisius is currently tied for first place … [Read more...]

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...]


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