An athletic freak on the basketball court, Canisius junior forward Chris Manhertz has earned the name “True Grit” from peers everywhere, including those at the Canisius media table. Some people say he’s playing the wrong sport. Manhertz, at 6’6″ and 235 pounds would make one intimidating linebacker, but as this basketball season progressed, Griffs fans [...]
Buffalo, NY - Jim Baron compared Colt Ryan to Stephen Curry on Tuesday night. Now, you may be asking yourself who exactly Colt Ryan is, and why the Canisius head coach would be comparing any player he faced to Curry. The answer is simple – Because it’s a justified comparison. Ryan scored 30 of his [...]
A moment that many thought would never happen became official Sunday night when the Niagara Purple Eagles and Canisius Golden Griffins learned their fate for the 2013 NCAA Division I Hockey Championship. The two schools will be dancing after Canisius won the Atlantic Hockey Championship with a 7-2 victory over Mercyhurst on Saturday night, and [...]
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It wasn’t the way Jim Baron, or any member of the Canisius basketball team would have scripted it, but it’s all the same when you go home with a win – Especially when it’s the first time since 2000-2001 that the team has reached 20 wins. Down by as many as 22 points in the [...]
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Final: Baron makes the second and the half-court heave by YSU is off the mark and Griffs complete the comeback. Check back to QCS for full game story to follow. Canisius 84 YSU 82 FINAL 0:02 – Baron is fouled and heads to line for three shots. This place erupts. He misses the first and [...]
Buffalo, NY - They say that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder – but I’m not sure anyone would deem Wednesday night’s CIT opening round showdown between Canisius and Elon anything but ugly. Harold Washington scored 19 points and Canisius (19-13) forced the Phoenix (21-12) into 19 turnovers as the Griffs defeated Elon 69-53 [...]
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Niagara gave Maryland all they could handle but it wasn’t enough as the Purple Eagles fell 86-70 in the first round of the NIT Tuesday night. Going into halftime tied at 35 apiece, Niagara appeared to be more mentally focused than Maryland early on, making more hustle plays on both sides of the court. But [...]
For the first time in seventeen years, the Canisius Golden Griffins will be playing in the postseason and their opponent will be the Elon Phoenix of the Southern Conference. The Griffs accepted a bid into the CollegeInsider.com Tournament earlier this week and Elon was announced as their opponent Sunday afternoon. Elon finished first in the [...]