Niagara Purple Eagles

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Howard Simon
January 04, 2019 - 10:27 am
I know I’m a few days late with this, but I was partying too much to mark the end of 2018. After all, it was a pretty big year as far as Buffalo sports were concerned. Short of someone actually winning a championship, 2018 was one of the best years for local sports in a long time. 2018 featured the...
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Howard Simon
February 19, 2018 - 10:44 am
While fans of the Buffalo Sabres are depressed, despondent, or angry about what's turned out to be a miserable season, Western New York college basketball fans are loving life these days. This is the best Big Four season ever and by a wide margin. The Little Three became the Big-Four in 1991 when...
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Ryan Gates
February 13, 2018 - 4:42 pm
About to hit the halfway point of February and Big-Four basketball teams continue to have success on the floor. U.B. and Canisius are each tied for the lead in their conferences while Niagara and St. Bonaventure are poised to earn a bye in their post-season tournament as Championship Week...
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Ryan Gates
February 06, 2018 - 4:43 pm
As the calendar flips to February, the Big-Four basketball teams have each positioned themselves well to make a run in their respective conference tournaments. With over half of their conference games in the books, UB, Niagara, Canisius, and St. Bonaventure each sit fourth or higher in their...
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Ryan Gates
January 30, 2018 - 2:03 pm
Big-Four basketball teams continued their solid starts to conference play combining for a 6-1 record last week. The only team to lose, Canisius, was defeated by rival Niagara in the Battle of the Bridge Saturday night. University at Buffalo Bulls: The Bulls (16-5, 8-0) continued their historic...
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Pat Malacaro
January 27, 2018 - 10:44 pm
The Niagara Purple Eagles used a long first half surge to propel themselves to a 105-89 win over the Canisius Golden Griffins at Saturday night at Koessler Athletic Center. Canisius used some early scoring by Jermaine Crumpton to open up a seven point lead over the Purple Eagles early in the first...
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Ryan Gates
January 22, 2018 - 2:43 pm
Twitter: @ryan_wgr Almost a month through conference play in the NCAA men's basketball season, and two of the Big-Four basketball teams lead their respective conferences. It's been a solid start in conference play for the Bulls, Golden Griffins, and Purple Eagles while the Bonnies, facing high...
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