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St. Bonaventure has outdueled the likes of Syracuse and Georgetown to land Osun Osunniyi, a 6-foot-10 center from Putnam (Conn.) Science Academy. He’s the second Putnam Science player to commit to Bona, with 6-foot-4 guard Kyle Lofton having done so back in March. Osunniyi made his intent known Monday at a dinner to celebrate Putnam’s national prep school championshi…

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Greg Cullen was talking to his mother a few weeks ago about how much life would be different if he would have waited longer in the recruiting process. Niagara University was the first Division I baseball program to show interest in him, and he pounced when coach Rob McCoy offered him a scholarship. It all happened so fast. Looking back, Cullen might have drawn intere…

Area collegesSunday’s resultsBASEBALLNJCAA Region III Tournamentat Little Falls, N.Y.3-Hudson Valley CC 10, 4-ECC 81-Herkimer CC 18, 2-Niagara CCC 3Hudson Valley vs. Niagara CCC, TBAFor Division I informationUB: www.ubbulls.comCanisius: www.gogriffs.comNiagara: www.purpleeagles.comBona: www.gobonnies.com

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Three St. John Fisher standouts with local ties were honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America as Academic All-District for being model student-athletes. Softball team members Monica Moses (Olean) and Katie Mazierski (Niagara Wheatfield) received recognition from CoSIDA. Nominees must make a significant impact on their respective team's play and mus…

Area collegesSaturday’s resultsBASEBALLNiagara 3, Manhattan 1N (24-25, 13-11): Greg Cullen 2-3, 2B, 2 RBIs; Wyatt Olson 2-4, RBI; Matthew Brash 8.2 IP, 4 H, 8 KsFor Division I informationUB: www.ubbulls.comCanisius: www.gogriffs.comNiagara: www.purpleeagles.comBona: www.gobonnies.com

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Niagara is headed to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament thanks to a 3-1 win over the Manhattan Jaspers at Bobo Field Saturday afternoon. The Purple Eagles clinched the sixth and final spot in the tournament and will make their first MAAC post-season appearance since 2006. Greg Cullen, the nation’s leader in batting average and on-base perentage, drove …

Area collegesFriday’s resultsBASEBALLCanisius 4, Marist 3C (31-20, 16-8): Christ Conley gw 2-run hit; John Conti 2 runsRhode Island 14-3, St. Bonaventure 7-4SB (10-33, 6-15): Game 1: Ryan MacCarrick 2-4, 2 runs, 3 RBI; Alexander Ferlenda 2 runs. Game 2: Sam Fuller 2-4, 2 runs; Roman Wild SVFor Division I informationUB: www.ubbulls.comCanisius: www.gogriffs.comNiagara: www.…

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Canisius freshman guard Takal Molson has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA Draft, the school confirmed. Molson was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year after averaging 12.6 points, 5 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game. His scoring average was third on the team and second among freshmen in the MAAC. He scored 417 points, the most…

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Two months have passed since the University at Buffalo hired Mark Alnutt to replace Allen Greene as athletic director. He became the fourth AD since 2015, when Danny White left for Central Florida. The list includes interim Kathy Twist, who took over on an interim basis when Allen Green left for Auburn. Alnutt was juggling his new job with family responsibilities in Mem…

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Former Archbishop Walsh star Tavien Kemp has signed an NJCAA Letter of Intent to join Erie Community College. The 2016-17 first team All-Western New York pick and Monsignor Martin Class B Player of the Year joins the Kats, which finished sixth at NJCAAs last season, after playing a post-graduate year at the Hotchkiss School. He averaged 33 points per game as a senior at…

Area collegesThursday’s resultsBASEBALLNiagara 9-5, Manhattan 3-6N (Game 1): Owen Dziados 3-4, 2 R, 4 RBIs; Trevor McCauley 1-3, 2B, 3 RBIsN (23-25, 12-11): Benny Serrano 2-4, 3 RBIsCanisius 8-8, Marist 5-7C (Game 1): Liam Wilson 4-5, 2 R, 2B, HR; Christ Conley 2-4, 3B, HR, 2 RBIs; Gage Lanning 2-3, HRC (30-20, 15-8) (Game 2): Mark McKenna 2-4, 2 RBIs; Conner Morro 2-3, 2B…

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Before the season the Big 4 men’s basketball coaches were asked whether the NCAA Tournament should be expanded. The majority responded in the affirmative – and they could have an opportunity to get their wish. Multiple media outlets are reporting that the Atlantic Coast Conference will propose expanding the tournament field from 68 to 72 teams via “the idea of having tw…

Canisius, Niagara and University at Buffalo each had at least one team honored with the NCAA Academic Progress Rate Public Recognition Award. The APR is an annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for all Division I sports teams. Teams earning Public Recognition Awards increased to 1,284, up by 79 from the previous academic year. To be recognized, a program m…

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LaTerrance Reed, a first-team All-Western New York boys basketball selection in 2015 out of Canisius High School, has announced via Twitter he will attend Northwestern State. Reed helped the Crusaders win the New York State Federation Tournament championship in Class A as a senior, earning tournament MVP honors. He has played the past two seasons at Niagara County Co…