Niagara holds off Saint Peter’s in MAAC opener, 61-59

Niagara holds off Saint Peter’s in MAAC opener, 61-59

Courtesy of PurpleEagles.com JERSEY CITY, N.J. – The Niagara Purple Eagles withstood a late second half run to defeat the Saint Peter’s Peacocks, 61-59, in their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) opener on Thursday night.   Karonn Davis’ 3-pointer with 1:12 left proved to be the game-winner as Niagara (1-1, 1-0 MAAC) pulled out its first conference opening win […]

Niagara announces 2014-15 schedule

Niagara opens the season on the road against the ACC’s Pitt Panthers on Friday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. NU will start its 26th season in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) on Thursday, Nov. 20 at Saint Peter’s. The Purple Eagles will then open their 66th season at the ‘Tap’s’ Gallagher Center versus Hartford on Monday, Nov. 22…

Niagara edged in nail-biter at Rider, 85-83

Courtesy of PurpleEagles.com LAWRENCEVILLE , N.J. – The Niagara Purple Eagles nearly erased a 10-point deficit with three minutes remaining before falling to the Rider Broncs, 85-83, on Thursday. For the seventh time in the last 11 meetings, the final margin between Niagara (4-10, 1-2 MAAC) and Rider (7-5, 3-0 MAAC) was less than four points. […]

Niagara draws Maryland in NIT first round

Courtesy of PurpleEagles.com NIAGARA UNIV., N.Y. – The Niagara Purple Eagles will face the Maryland Terrapins in the 2013 National Invitational Tournament (NIT) First Round on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. on ESPN2 announced on the NIT Selection Show on ESPNU on Sunday night.   “The NIT has a story tradition and we are […]