@BonniesWBB quiet heart and soul – Alaina Walker

@BonniesWBB quiet heart and soul – Alaina Walker

For sports enthusiasts it is a connection to our sport, our team. Chose your sport it doesn’t matter, we use it to justify our team signing a free agent or an athlete’s career. How points did they score per a game? How many rebounds a game do they average? How many assists did they have in their career? In the end, we use statistics to benchmark players to help determine whether they belong in the Hall of Fame. Everywhere you turn, sports and statistics go hand in hand.

Ta-Quan Zimmerman and the road travelled

Ta-Quan Zimmerman and the road travelled

He wasn’t supposed to play Junior College basketball. After a successful high school career at Holy Cross in his hometown, Zimmerman went north to play a year in prep school at Putnam Science Academy. He seemed on track when he earned a spot as a partial qualifier at Long Island University in the Northeast Conference…

Rider upends Niagara, 68-59

The Broncs defeated first place Niagara for the second time this year in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game Thursday night. “We match up well with Niagara,” said Rider head coach Kevin Baggett. “They are a high-powered offense and are hard to defend with a number of weapons but we have a number of guys who can sit down and play defense…

Billy Baron named finalist for Lou Henson Award

Billy Baron named finalist for Lou Henson Award

Canisius junior Billy Baron has been named as one of 25 finalists for the 2013 Lou Henson Award, presented annually to the top mid-major player in the country by CollegeInsider.com. Baron is the first Canisius player to ever be named a finalist for this award and he is one of three finalists for this year’s award from a MAAC school, joining with Iona’s Lamont Jones and Niagara’s Juan’ya Green.