It was Senior Day for three women’s college basketball teams on Saturday, and the results were mixed. Niagara picked up a win to delight a Senior Day crowd, while Canisius fell to Siena and St. Bonaventure lost to Virginia Commonwealth.
At the Gallagher Center, the Purple Eagles finished up the home schedule with a 71-63 win over Saint Peter’s before 332. Niagara im…
Sophomore guard Dontay Caruthers helped set the defensive tone for the University at Buffalo Saturday on an afternoon when the Bulls’ offense wasn’t as hot as usual.
Caruthers and the Bulls relied on tight on-ball defending to score a 71-58 victory over Miami Ohio.
The win was the sixth straight for UB, which remained in a tie for second place in the Mid-American…
The University at Buffalo women’s basketball team got junior center Cassie Oursler going Saturday.
That’s good news for the Bulls’ stretch run of the regular season.
Oursler scored 13 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had five blocks in the Bulls’ 81-51 rout of Akron at Alumni Arena.
The win pushed UB into sixth place in the tightly bunched 12-team Mid-A…
Follow live updates of today's big Big 4 basketball action, including News Sports Reporter Mark Gaughan's observations from a doubleheader at Alumni Arena:
VCU at St. Bonaventure women, 1 p.m.
Akron at UB women, 1 p.m.
St. Bonaventure men at Dayton, 2 p.m.
Miami (OH) at UB men, 3:30 p.m.
Siena at Canisius women, 2 p.m.
Saint Peter’s at Niagara women, 3 p.m.
The Griffs extended their unbeaten streak to 14 games with a comfortable 5-2 win over Niagara in Dwyer Arena on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.
St. Bonaventure at Dayton
2 p.m. Saturday at UD Arena
TV: NBC Sports Network.
Records: Bona 16-9, 8-5. Dayton 20-5, 11-2.
The Set-Up: Dayton needs to win to keep pace with Virginia Commonwealth (12-2) atop the Atlantic 10 Conference. Bona sits in a three-way tie with Rhode Island and George Mason for fourth place. Top four in the A-10 get a bye …
Miami Ohio at UB
3:30 p.m. at Alumni Arena
Records: UB 14-12, 8-5. Miami 10-16, 3-10
The Set-Up: UB goes for its sixth straight win and aims to remain the top four of the Mid-American Conference standing with five games to go in the regular season. UB and Ohio are tied for the second best record. UB lost to Ohio in the teams' first me…
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LEWISTON – The unbeaten streak is now at 14 games. It's the longest active streak in NCAA Division I hockey. But Canisius College isn't focused on the streak. The Golden Griffins remain focused on the task in front of them each day, which in turn has produced wins and put the program in position for a regular season Atlantic Hockey title.
Friday's task was a final me…
LEWISTON -- The unbeaten streak continues for Canisius as the Golden Griffins used an offensive outburst in the second period to secure a 5-2 win over Niagara in Dwyer Arena Friday night.
The win extended the Griffs' unbeaten streak to 14 games with an 11-0-3 mark over that stretch. It's the longest active unbeaten streak in NCAA Division I and the second longest this …
Senior Kiefer Douse has picked up his game at the perfect time for the Canisius Golden Griffins.
The 6-foot-3 guard scored 21 points, 10 in the last seven minutes, to lead the Golden Griffins to an 85-77 victory over Rider Friday night in Lawrenceville, N.J.
Douse entered the game averaging 10.7 points per game on the season but has averaged 18.5 a game over the last…
Today's local Division I college hockey action:
Canisius at Niagara, 7 p.m.
Here's Five Things To Know about tonight's matchup from Amy Moritz. Also check out the story on Canisius goaltender Charles Williams who has the best save percentage in the country.
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The Niagara men’s basketball team had an early lead but it was shortlived at OceanFirst Bank Center in West Long Branch, N.J., as the Purple Eagles were defeated by Monmouth, 93-75, in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
Justin Robinson canned seven three-pointers during a 27-point outburst to lead the hosts. Monmonth (23-5, 15-2) became the first team in the coun…