Big 4 Basketball Classic returns December 17; Bonnies to face Niagara

Big 4 Basketball Classic returns December 17; Bonnies to face Niagara

Representatives from Buffalo, Canisius, Niagara and St. Bonaventure announced today (July 26) that the four Division I Western New York schools will once again take part in the Big 4 Basketball Classic on Saturday, Dec. 17 in First Niagara Center. The Niagara Purple Eagles host St. Bonaventure before the Canisius Golden Griffins square off against the Buffalo Bulls. The Bona-Niagara game tips off at 1 p.m…

Big 4 Schools and First Niagara Center Offer Free Tickets to WNY First Responders

To show appreciation for all their hard work and sacrifice during last week’s major snowstorm in Buffalo, First Niagara Center, along with the athletic departments from Buffalo, Canisius, Niagara and St. Bonaventure are offering free tickets to all area first responders for the Big 4 Basketball Classic, presented by The Buffalo News, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, at First Niagara Center. The first game of the day between Niagara and St. Bonaventure will tipoff at 2 p.m., followed by Canisius and Buffalo at 4:15 p.m…

Buffalo to Host 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

Canisius College will join with the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) and Niagara University to co-host the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball first and second rounds at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee announced today. The games will be played Thursday, March 16, and Saturday, March 18, 2017…

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…

MAAC Co-Hosts Successful NCAA Championship

MAAC Co-Hosts Successful NCAA Championship

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference along with Canisius College and Niagara University recently co-hosted second and third rounds of the 2014 NCAA DI Men’s Basketball Championship in Buffalo, N.Y. at the First Niagara Center. Hosting these events marks the sixth time that the MAAC has hosted an NCAA championship at the First Niagara Center with five of them being NCAA Division I basketball events…

Sibert knows Ohio State well

Sibert knows Ohio State well

Playing against your friends and going against people who you’ve grown up with is definitely, definitely something to be excited about. But at the end of the day, I want to win…