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Canisius men’s hockey extended its winning streak to three games, completing a sweep of Bentley with a 5-2 comeback victory. The Golden Griffins scored a combined 10 goals in their two games against the Falcons. Bentley got out to an early lead, scoring two goals in the first period. Canisius answered with five straight, including two from Ryan Schmelzer. Niagar…

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In the 114-year history of Canisius basketball, no one has had a game like Isaiah Reese did Saturday. Reese became the first Canisius player to record a triple-double, scoring 23 points, snagging 11 rebounds and dishing out 11 assists in the Golden Griffins’ 104-84 victory against Youngstown State. As a team, the Golden Griffins shot 62 percent from the field and s…

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The Canisius hockey team scored four straight goals to break a 1-1 tie and cruise to a 5-1 victory over Bentley at the HarborCenter Friday night. Twelve different skaters picked up points to help the Griffs improve to 5-4-1 overall and 5-4 in Atlantic Hockey play. Nick Hutchison and Matt McLeod each had a goal and an assist. Jimmy Mazza, Mike Sabatini and Grant Meyer…

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The University at Buffalo’s hopes for a bowl game lives to see another week, thanks in most part to the duo of quarterback Tyree Jackson and wide receiver Anthony Johnson. The two hooked up for four touchdowns through the air Thursday night as the Bulls came away with a 40-24 win at Ball State. UB improved to 5-6 overall and 3-4 in the Mid-American Conference, whic…

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The Purple Eagles kept it close for awhile, but it was only a matter of time until nationally-ranked Maryland pulled away. Niagara’s women’s basketball team held a 14-13 lead in the first quarter and were down at half, 42-36, before the No. 15-ranked Terps ran away with a 92-65 win. NU senior Victoria Rampado shared the game’s top scoring honors with 21 points,…

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The Canisius College women's basketball team will raise their arms and hold hands during the playing of the national anthem before games this season, a school spokesman said Thursday. The gesture was captured by a Buffalo News photographer before Wednesday's 71-69 overtime victory against St. Bonaventure at Koessler Center. The gesture "is our women’s basketball pr…

A power outage on the St. Bonaventure campus caused the cancellation of the men's basketball game against Maryland Eastern Shore at the Reilly Center Wednesday night, and the Bona women no longer own the Canisius College Koessler. Meanwhile in Minneapolis, Niagara pushed 14th-ranked Minnesota for 30 minutes before falling to the Golden Golphers, 107-81, in Williams Ar…

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The NCAA reversed course and made the right decision Tuesday night when allowing North Carolina State freshman Braxton Beverly to begin his college basketball career. The governing body was a few weeks late, and the ruling came after it was bombarded by criticism, but common sense ultimately prevailed. This one was a no-brainer, even by the NCAA's meek standards. Beverl…

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Kickoff: 7 p.m. Thursday. TV: CBS Sports Network. Radio: ESPN 1520. Records: Buffalo 4-6 (2-4 in MAC), Ball State 2-8 (0-6). Last time out: The Bulls snapped a four-game losing streak last Tuesday, downing Bowling Green 38-28. Quarterback Tyree Jackson was prolific, throwing for 406 yards and three touchdowns, while running back Theo Anderson ran for 133 y…

Canisius was outscored by 24 points at the free-throw line and lost to Air Force, 93-79, Tuesday night at Clune Arena on the academy campus in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Golden Griffins (0-2) faced an uphill battle all the way. Their last lead was 12-11 and they trailed, 43-38, at halftime. Air Force (2-0) converted 38 of its 41 foul shots while Canisius shot well, too…

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Jaylen Adams of St. Bonaventure University again found himself in some elite college basketball company. The 6-foot-2 senior guard from Baltimore is one of 50 athletes who are early front-runners for college basketball's most prestigious individual honor, the John R. Wooden Award presented by Wendy's announced Tuesday. It's the fourth watch list for a major award …

Devon McFadden of St. Bonaventure University was named women's co-performer of the week in women's swimming and another Bonnie, Gerle Kerecsen, was named women's rookie of the week in swimming. McFadden, a senior from SUNY Oswego, won three events for the Bonnies against Canisius College — the 200-yard backstroke (2:07.52), 200 individual medley (2:09.93) and swam on …

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As the mike linebacker and defensive signal caller, University at Buffalo's Khalil Hodge has to be aware of everything on the field. He says he's like the defensive quarterback. Hodge gets the play from the sidelines, reads the offensive set and adjusts the defense accordingly. Once the ball is snapped, he has a split second to make a decision, find the ball carrier and…

The University at Buffalo women's basketball team limited Maryland Eastern Shore to 22.2 shooting and forced 31 turnovers in a 76-41 triumph over the visiting Hawks on Monday night at Alumni Arena. It was no work of art. UB had 28 turnovers of is own in earning its second victory in two games this season. Coach Felisha Legette-Jack used all 14 players on the roster and …