Big 4 Basketball Classic Set for Nov. 29

Representatives from Buffalo, Canisius, Niagara and St. Bonaventure announced today that the four Division I Western New York schools will all take part in the Big 4 Basketball Classic on Saturday, Nov. 29 in First Niagara Center. Niagara will play host to St. Bonaventure in the first game of the hoops twinbill at 2 p.m., followed by Canisius hosting Buffalo game at 4:15 p.m…

Base Paths pauses on Tim Wendel’s latest

Wendel also revisits the cautionary tale of fire-ballers Steve Dalkowski and makes mention of an odd trade involving Jessie Orosco which was, without his mentioning it, actually the warm-up pitch for another author’s book…

Canisius rallies to sweep regular season series with Niagara

Canisius rallies to sweep regular season series with Niagara

Senior forward Chris Manhertz didn’t make the 20-mile trip with teammates. Less than five minutes into the game the Griffs’ starting front court of Jordan Heath and Phil Valenti sat on the bench with two fouls apiece. The first six possessions of the second half? Canisius came away empty-handed. Add to that one of the nation’s best free throw shooters was less than his best from the line…