Rebounds & Putbacks: UB 80 Drexel 70

Rebounds & Putbacks: UB 80  Drexel 70

UB took a six-point edge into the locker room with Xavier Ford (10 points) and Justin Moss (9) leading the way. Ford converted a trio of rebound and putback opportunities. The senior forward came off the bench and contributed four immediate points with a steal and dunk before grabbing a board and scoring…

Rebounds & Putbacks: St. Bonaventure 72 UB 63

Rebounds & Putbacks: St. Bonaventure 72 UB 63

The junior guard responded with a layup and two assists over the next 2:24 to push the Bona lead back to a dozen at 54-42. In 13 minutes of playing time Alston dished four dimes, scored five points (2-of-3 from the floor and 1-of-2 at the line), bagged three steals and even managed two rebounds while committing exactly ZERO turnovers. Another way to look at Alston’s performance he produced 13 points in 13 minutes…

Niagara and Canisius Meet in “Battle of the Bridge” on ESPN3 to Open MAAC Broadcast Schedule

All 11 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men’s basketball programs will take the court in league play this week, highlighted by Saturday’s 3:00p.m. “Battle of the Bridge” rivalry matchup between Niagara and Canisius on ESPN3 to open up the MAAC basketball television schedule…

Bulls, Bonnies and a night at Reilly

Bulls, Bonnies and a night at Reilly

Until Saturday, the Bonnies struggled to find consistent offensive rhythm a challenge which Schmidt has noted could be the result of zone defenses designed to contain 7-0 center Youssou Ndoye. UB went 2-3 a year ago. A game which UB won 78-73 with Matthew Wright, Bona’s best 3-pt. threat, on the bench during the second half with an ankle injury. UB looks ready to give a steady diet of man-to-man this season…

Rebounds & Putbacks: Bona defeats Niagara, 74-59

Rebounds & Putbacks: Bona defeats Niagara, 74-59

Without hesitation he took a post entry on the left block, turned and score. The play set the tone for the rest of the afternoon. With 11 rebounds and a game-high 23 points, Ndoye notched his first double-double of the season. Not to be overlooked in the numbers was one dive on the floor where the 7-0 center saved a ball going out-of-bounds…