Niagara nipped at Northwestern State

Niagara nipped at Northwestern State

Niagara (1-6) and Northwestern State (3-3) combined for 70 field goals and 207 points in a matchup that pitted two of the highest scoring teams and fastest offenses in the nation. Three Purple Eagles were in double figures as NU had its highest scoring output in a non-overtime game since beating Hartford 103-63 on Nov. 29, 2008…

Billy Baron named preseason All-Big 4 Player of the Year

Billy Baron named preseason All-Big 4 Player of the Year

Courtesy of GoGriffs.com Canisius College senior guard Billy Baron highlights the 2013-14 Preseason All-Big 4 Basketball Teams, which were announced Monday morning at the Big 4 Basketball Media Day at First Niagara Center. Baron and fellow senior Chris Manhertz were named to the Preseason All-Big 4 First Team, while senior center Jordan Heath was named to the Preseason All-Big 4 Second Team. The […]

Niagara rallies past Rider in final seconds, 84-82

Courtesy of PurpleEagles.com. NIAGARA UNIV., N.Y. –  Ali Langford’s go-ahead dunk with 3.7 seconds left capped a second half rally which witnessed the Niagara Purple Eagles erased a 17-point deficit to defeat the Rider Broncs, 84-82, on Saturday at the Gallagher Center. “If anybody wonders why you play or why you coach or why you […]