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Niagara's Benn now playing in Portugal
Bilal Benn signed a contract last week to join Ovarense for its playoff run in Portugal’s top league. He made his debut Sunday, playing only the second half but notching six points and eight rebounds in a 74-71 win.
Morari comes back to strengthen Niagara pitching staff
While his back still bothers him on occasion, Daniel Morari has been able to manage the pain this season and regain his role as the top arm in the rotation for the Purple Eagles, who are 8-4 midway through MAAC play, good for third place in the standings heading into this weekend’s series against Fairfield (4-5) at Sal Maglie Stadium.
NU tennis teams head to NY for MAAC tourney
Both Niagara teams enter the tournament as the No. 5 seed. The men will face No. 4 Loyola at 9 a.m. Friday, while the women will face No. 5 Siena at 1:30 p.m.
NU assistant Waheed hired by Boston College
Akbar Waheed, Niagara University’s lead men’s basketball assistant, is moving on from Monteagle Ridge to join the staff at Boston College, Purple Eagles coach Joe Mihalich confirmed Tuesday.
Cramer, Niagara roll to sweep
After winning Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference series from both Rider and Siena largely on the strength of its pitching staff, the Niagara University baseball team expected to do more of the same this weekend against an Iona team that entered in the conference basement.
Lewis shows his football skills
On Monday, Tyrone Lewis worked out for scouts from five NFL teams — the Buffalo Bills, Indianapolis Colts, San Diego Chargers, Cleveland Browns, and the team that first contacted him about trying to make it as pro football player, the Green Bay Packers
- MEN'S HOCKEY: UAH stuns Niagara in OT to take CHA title In what might be a fitting finale to a league that never really found continuity or conformity, the last College Hockey America hockey game finished with a surprise and little sense of closure for the home team.
- MEN'S BASKETBALL: Next year, Niagara will be in Nelson's hands Always a gifted passer, Nelson has improved his all-around game since his freshman year, and although he wasn’t one of the five point guards on the 15-member all-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s team last year, Lewis predicted he’ll be recognized as one of the league’s best players next year.
- FOOTBALL: Niagara basketball player piques Packers' interest All those times Tyrone Lewis went flying into the Gallagher Center grandstands, could he have been preparing to take the Lambeau leap?
- MEN'S HOCKEY: Niagara upsets top-seed Bemidji in CHA semifinal When the history of the short-lived College Hockey America becomes little more than a Wikipedia entry, the lead sentence will certainly need a blurb about the rivalry between Bemidji State and Niagara University.
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