Canisius comes up short at Niagara

Niagara University scored four points in the closing 31.3 seconds, and two Canisius misses from 3-point range in the final 11 seconds that would have tied the game came up short, as the host Purple Eagles posted a 69-66 win over the Golden Griffins Wednesday night at the Gallagher Center in Lewiston, N.Y. The win moves Niagara to 8-16 overall and 6-7 in MAAC action, while Canisius fell to 9-15 overall and 4-9 in league play…

Canisius falls at home to Fairfield

Fairfield senior Landon Taliaferro scored a team-high 11 points, with six of those coming in the game’s final 3:47, and the visiting Stags held Canisius to 28.1 percent from the field and 19.0 percent from 3-point land in a 46-42 victory Sunday afternoon at the Koessler Athletic Center. The win moves Fairfield to 5-8 overall and 1-1 in MAAC play, while the Golden Griffins fell to 5-9 overall and 0-3 in conference action…

Monmouth never trails in win over Iona

Monmouth University Men’s Basketball (7-6, 1-1 MAAC) never trailed in topping Iona College (2-7, 0-2 MAAC) on Sunday afternoon at the OceanFirst Bank Center, 73-61. Deion Hammond (Mitchellville, MD/Riverdale Baptist School) and Ray Salnave (Elmont, NY/Benjamin N. Cardozo) each added 12 points in the victory…

Canisius pushes Pitt, falls 87-79

Canisius pushes Pitt, falls 87-79

Five Canisius players scored in double-figures, led by junior Majesty Brandon and his team-high 20 points, but it was not enough for the Golden Griffins as the team fell on the road to Pitt by a score of 87-79 at Peterson Events Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Monday…