Canisius to host Daemen and Mercyhurst in exhibition games

The Canisius College men’s basketball team will host a pair of exhibition games in the Koessler Athletic Center as the team prepares for the 2013-14 regular season, head coach Jim Baron announced today. The Golden Griffins are scheduled to play Daemen College on Monday, Oct. 28 and Mercyhurst on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Both games will be played in the Koessler Athletic Center and game time for both contests is set for 7 p.m…

Dunbar signs NLI to join Canisius

Dunbar signs NLI to join Canisius

Canisius College head men’s basketball coach Jim Baron announced today that Lou Dunbar (Seabrook, Texas/Clear Falls) has signed his National Letter of Intent and will be on the Golden Griffins’ active roster for the 2013-14 season. Dunbar is the son of “Sweet Lou” Dunbar, the former Harlem Globetrotter who played for the University of Houston from 1972-75…

Canisius picked third in MAAC Preseason Poll

The Canisius College men’s basketball team has been selected to finish third in the MAAC’s Preseason Coaches Poll, released today by the conference office. This marks the highest predicted finish for the Golden Griffins since the 2005-06 season when the Blue and Gold were picked to finish third as well. This year’s poll was voted on by the league’s 11 head men’s basketball coaches…

Canisius announces 2013-14 schedule

Canisius announces 2013-14 schedule

Participation in the NIT Season Tip Off, road games at Buffalo, St. Bonaventure and Notre Dame and 10 MAAC home games highlight the 2013-14 Canisius men’s basketball schedule, Canisius and the MAAC announced today. The 110th season of Golden Griffin men’s basketball will officially start Monday, Nov. 11, in the Koessler Athletic Center when the team plays host to South Dakota. Season tickets for the combined men’s and women’s home slate can be purchased by calling the Canisius Ticket Office at (716) 888-2885 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday…

Canisius names Chuck Harris Director of Operations

Canisius head men’s basketball coach Jim Baron announced today that former Golden Griffin Chuck Harris has been named the program’s director of men’s basketball operations. Harris played 115 career games in a Canisius uniform from 2003-07, where he scored 1,090 points to go with 555 rebounds and 312 assists.

Canisius falls at Vermont

Courtesy of GoGriffs.com BURLINGTON, Vt. – The University of Vermont shot 57.8 percent from the floor and had five players in double figures to defeat the Canisius men’s basketball team 87-79 at the Patrick Gymnasium in a Ramada WorldWide BracketBusters game on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, Canisius falls to 17-11 on the season. Senior Harold Washington led […]