The second Canisius College Cage Club Luncheon of the 2012-13 season will be held on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Holiday Inn Downtown, located at 620 Delaware Avenue in Buffalo. The event will run from 12-1:30 p.m., and the cost of registration is $15.
The menu for this event will include a garden salad, bread and butter, sliced roast beef and penne pasta with sauce, oven-roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Water and coffee will be provided and there will be a cash bar available.
Canisius head men's basketball coach Jim Baron will be on hand to talk hoops and preview the Golden Griffins' final home regular-season weekend, which is scheduled to start Feb. 28, when the team hosts Saint Peter's in the Koessler Athletic Center. That game will tipoff at 7 p.m., and will be broadcast live on ESPN3. The "Voice of the Griffs" Jay Moran will once again emcee the luncheon.
To register for this luncheon, click this link. Interested parties can also reserve their spot at the luncheon by calling the Canisius athletic department main office at (716) 888-2972. Parking for the luncheon is available for free in the Holiday Inn Downtown parking lot or in the parking ramp located behind the building.The Griffs are 15-8 overall and 8-4 in MAAC play after the Blue and Gold defeated Iona 77-74 at home Feb. 2. The 15 wins this season are 10 more than the team had all of last year, and it also stands as the most victories for the program by Feb. 2 since the 1985-86 campaign. Canisius opens a five-game road stretch Thursday, Feb. 7, at Manhattan, with game time set for 7 p.m. That game will be broadcast live on ESPN3.