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The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference announced Monday that it has adopted a set of guidelines for resuming athletic competition, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Canisius and Niagara are members of the 11-school MAAC. The eight-point plan was unanimously recommended Friday to the conference’s council of presidents by the MAAC’s committee on athletic administration. “The conversation about how

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Niagara senior guard Maggie McIntyre said she was thankful when she woke up Wednesday morning. Thankful the Purple Eagles’ season was still alive. Thankful for another game in her college career, another game with her best friends. Thankful and fearless. “Being the eight seed against a one seed, you have nothing to lose,” McIntyre said.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Greg Paulus never imagined when he was promoted to head coach of the Niagara men’s basketball program two weeks before the start of the season after Patrick Beilein abruptly resigned because of personal reasons before ever coaching a game, that he’d lead the Purple Eagles on a run in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Canisius sure didn’t play like the worst team in the conference. At least, not at first. The No. 11 Golden Griffins, saddled with the lowest seed in program history, raced to an early double-digit advantage before flatlining in the second half against No. 6 Siena, falling 58-48 in the first round of the Metro Atlantic

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Niagara towered over the competition. The No. 8-seeded Purple Eagles used a distinct height advantage and deep bench to defeat No. 9 Saint Peter’s for the third time this season, claiming a 64-53 victory in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament Tuesday at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall. Dagny Davidsdottir,

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Shauna Green would love to have the opportunity to face her alma mater as a head coach. Green is a former Canisius College women’s basketball standout who is in her fourth year as coach of the Dayton women’s basketball team, which hosts St. Bonaventure University in an Atlantic 10 Conference matchup on Feb. 26. She told The News earlier

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