Canisius Rumors & News

  • Canisius coach Baron retires after 29-year career

    ESPN "Canisius coach Jim Baron is retiring, the school confirmed to ESPN. Baron, 62, has been the head coach of the Golden Griffins basketball team for the past four seasons, compiling a 73-59 overall record. He went to the CIT the first three years and finished 14-18 this past year. Baron agreed..." May 20

  • Canisius guard Zach Lewis reportedly set to join UMass basketball via transfer

    Mass Live "The University of Massachusetts basketball team has reportedly landed another future backcourt option via transfer. According to ESPN recruiting scout Adam Finklestein, UMass has picked up a transfer commitment from Canisius guard Zach Lewis, a 6-foot-3 shooting guard who announced his decision..." May 19

  • Canisius' hoops loses leading scorer Zach Lewis, who opts to transfer

    Buffalo News "Canisius College men's basketball team suffered a big loss Monday with the decision by leading scorer Zach Lewis to transfer to another school. The Griffs announced the 6-foot-3 sophomore guard, who was a third-team All-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference selection, is leaving the team. “We..." April 14

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08