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Shakur Harris’ basket with 0:07 left sent Erie Community College a 106-103 victory over Niagara County CC Wednesday night at ECC’s Flickinger Athletics Center. NCCC had made a furious comeback to tie the game at 103-all on a three-point basket by LaTerrance Reed (Canisius). ECC led a majority of the game though the visiting Thunderwolves had a 46-42 lead at halftime. The…

Senior linebacker A.J. LiCata (Frontier) of Alfred University was named to the first All-America Division III team for the second year in a row by the American Football Coaches Association. The only other Saxon player to earn AFCA first-team honors two years in a row was defensive lineman Don Miller in 2006-07. LiCata, who is from Lake View, finished the 2017 season with…

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The College Power 10 ranks the top performers each week in Western New York collegiate athletics. 1. Canisius men's hockey: The Golden Griffins dampened the hopes of Niagara fans, sweeping the Purple Eagles in a home-and-home series the weekend after Niagara moved into the USCHO poll. Canisius defeated the No. 20 Purple Eagles 4-2 on Friday and 8-2 on Saturday, extendin…

Area collegesSunday’s resultsWRESTLINGUB 16, Kent State 15UB (3-3, 2-0): Brett Perry (184) maj. dec, Colin McCracken (KSU), 16-8 (OT); Joe Ariola (197) dec. Kyle Conel (KSU), 5-3For Division I informationUB: www.ubbulls.comCanisius: www.gogriffs.comNiagara: www.purpleeagles.comBona: www.gobonnies.com

Niagara overcame a 22-point second-half deficit only to lose to Saint Francis (Pa.), 93-87, in overtime Sunday afternoon at the Gallagher Center to fall to 4-6 for the season. The Purple Eagles erased a 60-38 deficit by outscoring the Red Flash 29-4 over an eight-minute span. It started with a 12-0 run as Matt Scott scored seven of the points and another 17-2 spur with …

Area colleges Saturday’s results MEN’S HOCKEYCanisius 8, Niagara 2WOMEN’S HOCKEYBuffalo State 2, Stevenson 2BS (7-6-1): Cheyenne Matson g-aFor Division I informationUB: www.ubbulls.comCanisius: www.gogriffs.comNiagara: www.purpleeagles.comBona: www.gobonnies.com

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Dylan McLaughlin spent the summer in HarborCenter, working out with the Academy of Hockey and former Buffalo Sabre Matt Ellis. He worked on his skating. He worked on his shooting. And the attention to detail is paying off for the junior from Lancaster. McLaughlin scored twice Saturday afternoon to help the Canisius Golden Griffins to an 8-2 win over rival Niagara …

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Canisius continued its dominance over rival Niagara and solidified its top spot in Atlantic Hockey with an 8-2 win in HarborCenter Saturday afternoon. The Golden Griffins scored just 1:09 into the game and blew open the game in the first period for a 5-0 lead. It was the 10th straight win for the Griffs in the series with Niagara and moves them three points head of t…

How much did St. Bonaventure miss guard Jaylen Adams during his six-game absence from the lineup? Adams seemed to be involved in every key juncture of the second half of the game Sastureday afternoon as the Bonnies defeated Yale, 75-67, at the Reilly Center . Bona trailed 39-35 at halftime but rallied behind Adams, who scored 19 of his 25 points after the break and had …

Area collegesFriday’s resultsMEN’S HOCKEYCanisius 4, Niagara 2Buffalo State 2, Morrisville State 1BS (8-3-1/42-1): Michael Guerrera gWOMEN’S HOCKEYBuffalo State 6, Stevenson 3BS (7-6): Brooke Krantz 2g WRESTLINGMichigan State 18, UB 17For Division I informationUB: www.ubbulls.comCanisius: www.gogriffs.comNiagara: www.purpleeagles.comBona: www.gobonnies.com

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LEWISTON – Nine times. That's the streak Canisius has against Niagara. They've beaten their rival nine straight times. And with their latest win, a 4-2 victory in Dwyer Arena on Friday, they jumped into first place in Atlantic Hockey. But to get to this one, they needed a strong third-period rally. Trailing, 2-1, and nearing the midway point of the third period, the …

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LEWISTON – A third-period push helped Canisius to a 3-2 win over Niagara in Atlantic Hockey action in Dwyer Arena Friday night. Trailing, 2-1, the Golden Griffins tied the game with 12:11 left on a goal from Dylan McLaughlin. Then with 9:40 left Niagara goaltender Brian Wilson went behind the net and played the puck around the boards. Nick Hutchison intercepted the p…

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The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team added quarterback Dominic Johnson to the team’s roster on Friday ahead of their 2 p.m. matchup against Division II Central Penn today at Alumni Arena. The 6-foot-5, 230-pound redshirt freshman played both football and basketball at Catholic Central High School in Windsor, Ont. He will wear No. 21 and be in uniform this aft…

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Typically, this game is about the rivalry. It's about Canisus vs. Niagara. It's about keeping your spot as alpha dog or playing spoiler and getting the chance to sing "nah-nah-nah, we beat you." Not this year. For the first time in the regular season, there's more than just bragging rights on the line when Canisius and Niagara meet for their first of two home-and-hom…

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The University at Buffalo never trailed but had to fight off a late Delaware rally for a 75-72 men's basketball victory Wednesday night at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, Del. CJ Massinburg, last week's Mid-American Conference East Player of the Week, got the new week off to a hot start with 28 points and 14 rebounds in the Bulls' victory. Davonta Jordan had 20 p…