Canisius welcomes Niagara to Koessler Athletic Center on Sunday. Tip-off is at 4:00 EST and you can see it on ESPN3. The Golden Griffins are 2-7 against the Purple Eagles over the last four years. They fell 80-70 on 3/2/2012, the last time they met.
Canisius is in 4th place in the conference, Niagara is in 1st place.
In their last game, Billy Baron put up 17 points and 9 rebounds in the Golden Griffins 67-50 romp of Rider on January 25th. A crucial part of the team, he leads the way with 16.4 points per game and 5.6 assists per game. For the Purple Eagles, Juan`ya Green finished with 19 points and 9 rebounds in the 78-69 win over Siena on January 25th. With 4.9 assists per game and 1.8 steals per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. One category in which Niagara is especially proficient is turnover percentage at 16.7, ranking 1st in their conference (and 16th nationally).
StatSmack! Canisius is better than Niagara
It's only wins and losses, but Canisius has a better overall record than Niagara this season (9-4 vs 5-7).