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Tournament Time Rolls Around for Canisius
Courtesy: Canisius College Athletics  
Release: 03/01/2012
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Tournament time rolls around this week at Canisius College for three teams - hockey and men's and women's basketball. The men's and women's basketball teams journey down the road to MAACachusetts, traveling to the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. to compete in the MAAC Basketball Championship. Canisius hockey will head to Storrs, Conn. to face UConn in the opening round of the AHA Championship Tournament for a best-of-three series.

The eighth-seed Canisius women (12-17, 6-12 MAAC) open the tournament season on Thursday, March 1 versus ninth-seed Saint Peter's at 2 p.m.  On Friday, March 2, the tenth-seed Golden Griffin men (5-24, 1-17 MAAC) will face Little Three rival and seventh-seed Niagara in the opening round on the men's side at 9:30 p.m.  

Tournament Central Coverage
Team Round Day Opponent Time

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Live Stats

WBB Quarterfinals Thursday #9 Saint Peter's 2 p.m.

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Live Stats

MBB Quarterfinals Friday #7 Niagara 9:30 p.m.

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Live Stats

HKY First Round Friday #8 UConn 7:05 p.m.

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Live Stats

HKY First Round Saturday #8 UConn 7:05 p.m.

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Live Stats

HKY First Round Sunday #8 UConn (if necessary) 7:05 p.m.

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Live Stats

 

Social Media Coverage

Follow the Golden Griffins' action at the MAAC Men's and Women's Basketball Championships and the opening round of the AHA Tournament Championship on Twitter. Join the conversation by using the hashtags #griffs, #MAAChoops, and #AtlanticHockey. Here is a list of Twitter accounts you will want to follow to receive the most up-to-date information:

Canisius athletics: @GoGriffs
Canisius men's basketball: @Griffs_MBB
Canisius women's basketball: @CanisiusWBB
Canisius hockey: @GriffsHockey
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: @MAACSports
Atlantic Hockey Association: @AtlHockeyAssoc 

MAAC Men's and Women's Tournament Information

MAAC Women's Basketball Championship Information

  • For information on the MAAC Women's Championship visit, MAAC Championship Central.
  • Listen to the Griffs on the Golden Griffin Broadcast Network, as play-by-play announcer Mike Scott covers the Griffs' run for a MAAC Championship.
  • Follow the game via live stats.

MAAC Men's Basketball Championship Information

  • For information on the MAAC Men's Championship, visit MAAC Championship Central.
  • Listen to the Griffs on the Golden Griffin Broadcast Network, as the Voice of the Griffs, Jay Moran, gives the play-by-play action. He will be joined by color commentator Garrett Layton.
  • Follow the game via live stats.

 

Purchase MAAC Tournament Tickets
Join the Griffs in the journey to MAACachusetts by contacting Canisius College Ticket Manager Todd Hummel at hummelt@canisius.edu or (716) 583-0378 for ticket information. Contact Hummel before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29 or in the MassMutual Center Lobby.

AHA Championship Tournament Information

Ninth-seed Canisius (10-20-4, 10-14-3 AHA) will head to Storrs, Conn. to face eighth-seed UConn (13-17-4, 12-12-3 AHA) in the opening round of the AHA Championship Tournament for a best-of-three series on Friday, March 4 at 7:05 p.m. The Griffs return to the ice on Saturday evening at 7:05 p.m. followed by Sunday's contest, if necessary.

  • For stats and recaps of each series in the AHA Championship Tournament, visit AHA Tournament Championship Central.
  • Join play-by-play announcer Nate Lull on the Golden Griffin Broadcast Network, as he provides the Griffs' action.
  • Follow the game via live stats.

 

Purchase AHA Championship Tournament Opening Round Tickets
To join the Griffs for the opening round of the AHA Championship Tournament, call 1-877-AT-UCONN or buy tickets online.


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