Canisius Golden Griffins men's basketball

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Canisius Golden Griffins
Men's Basketball
2014–15 Canisius Golden Griffins men's basketball team
Canisius Golden Griffins  Men's Basketball athletic logo
University Canisius College
Conference MAAC
Location Buffalo, NY
Head coach Jim Baron (3rd year)
Arena Koessler Center
(Capacity: 2,176)
Nickname Golden Griffins
Colors

Blue and Gold

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1955, 1956
NCAA Tournament appearances
1955, 1956, 1957, 1996
Conference tournament champions
MAAC: 1996
Conference regular season champions
Little Three: 1947, 1950, 1952, 1956, 1957
America East: 1985
MAAC: 1994, 1996
For information on all Canisius College sports, see Canisius Golden Griffins

The Canisius Golden Griffins men's basketball team, or Griffs, represents Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, United States.[1] Canisius is a member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and play their home games at Koessler Center. Their home jerseys are mainly yellow, and their away jerseys are mainly blue. The team is coached by Jim Baron.

Golden Griffins in the ABA/NBA[edit]

Postseason tournaments[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Griffins have appeared in four NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 6–4.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1955 First Round
Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Williams
Villanova
La Salle
W 73–60
W 73–71
L 64–99
1956 First Round
Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
NC State
Dartmouth
Temple
W 79–78 4OT
W 66–58
L 58–60
1957 First Round
Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
West Virginia
North Carolina
Lafayette
W 64–56
L 75–87
W 82–76
1996 First Round Utah L 43–72

NIT results[edit]

The Griffins have appeared in five National Invitation Tournaments (NIT). Their combined record is 5–6.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1944 Quarterfinals Oklahoma A&M L 43–29
1963 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals
Memphis
Villanova
Providence
W 76–67
W 61–46
L 66–81
1985 First Round Nebraska L 66–79
1994 First Round Villanova L 79–103
1995 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
3rd Place Game
Seton Hall
Bradley
Washington State
Virginia Tech
Penn State
W 83–71
W 55–53
W 99–90
L 59–71
L 62–66

CIT results[edit]

The Griffins have appeared in two CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournaments (CIT). Their record is 2–2.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2013 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Elon
Youngstown State
Evansville
W 69–53
W 84–82 OT
L 83–84
2014 First Round VMI L 100–111

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