2013–14 Niagara Purple Eagles men's basketball team

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2013–14 Niagara Purple Eagles men's basketball
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ConferenceMetro Atlantic Athletic Conference
2013–14 record7–26 (3–17 MAAC)
Head coachChris Casey (1st season)
Assistant coachMarc Rybczyk
Assistant coachWill Lanier
Assistant coachKareem Brown
Home arenaGallagher Center
Seasons
2013–14 MAAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Iona 17 3   .850     22 11   .667
Manhattan 15 5   .750     25 8   .758
Quinnipiac 14 6   .700     20 12   .625
Canisius 14 6   .700     21 13   .618
Siena 11 9   .550     20 18   .526
Saint Peter's 9 11   .450     14 17   .452
Rider 9 11   .450     14 17   .452
Marist 9 11   .450     12 19   .387
Monmouth 5 15   .250     11 21   .344
Fairfield 4 16   .200     7 25   .219
Niagara 3 17   .150     7 26   .212
2014 MAAC Tournament winner

The 2013–14 Niagara Purple Eagles men's basketball team represented Niagara University during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Purple Eagles, led by first year head coach Chris Casey, played their home games at the Gallagher Center and were members of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. They finished the season 7–26, 3–17 in MAAC play to finish in last place. They advanced to the quarterfinals of the MAAC Tournament where they lost to Quinnipiac.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
1 Camerson Fowler Guard 6–0 165 RS–Freshman Detroit, Michigan
2 Emile Blackman Guard 6–4 195 RS–Sophomore Dix Hills, New York
4 Rayvon Harris Guard/Forward 6–5 214 RS–Sophomore Raleigh, North Carolina
5 Tahjere McCall Guard 6–4 160 Sophomore Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
10 Wesley Myers Guard 6–2 180 Freshman Brooklyn, New York
11 Ramone Snowden Forward 6–4 210 Freshman Virginia Beach, Virginia
12 Karonn Davis Guard 6–2 185 Freshman Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
13 Aaron Bodie Forward 6–7 195 Freshman Newark, New Jersey
14 Antoine Mason Guard 6–3 210 RS–Junior Queens, New York
21 Marcus Ware Forward 6–8 215 RS–Senior Vineland, New Jersey
22 Dominique Reid Forward 6–8 200 Freshman Erial, New Jersey
24 David Varoli Guard 6–0 175 Freshman Katonah, New York
30 Joe Thomas Forward 6–7 220 RS–Junior Miami, Florida
31 Thomas Fleming Guard 6–4 195 RS–Sophomore Dobbs Ferry, New York
32 Marvin Jordan Guard 5–11 175 Junior Peoria, Illinois
35 Alex Dubovitskiy Guard/Forward 6–5 195 Freshman Moscow, Russia

Schedule[edit]

[1]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
10/25/2013*
7:00 PM
Roberts Wesleyan W 82–44 
Gallagher Center (1,249)
Lewiston, NY
11/01/2013*
7:00 PM, LCTV
Buffalo State W 96–71 
Gallagher Center (1,277)
Lewiston, NY
Regular season
11/09/2013*
6:00 PM, FS2
at Seton Hall
Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic
L 72–83  0–1
Prudential Center (N/A)
Newark, NJ
11/13/2013*
7:00 PM, LCTV
Buffalo W 92–81  1–1
Gallagher Center (1,937)
Lewiston, NY
11/21/2013*
5:00 PM
vs. USC Upstate
Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic
L 74–83  1–2
MAC Center (382)
Kent, OH
11/22/2013*
5:00 PM
vs. Western Carolina
Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic
L 90–98  1–3
MAC Center (579)
Kent, OH
11/23/2013*
7:30 PM
at Kent State
Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic
L 97–102  1–4
MAC Center (2,173)
Kent, OH
11/26/2013*
7:00 PM
at Penn L 66–85  1–5
The Palestra (2,431)
Philadelphia, PA
11/30/2013*
4:00 PM
at Northwestern State L 100–107  1–6
Prather Coliseum (612)
Natchitoches, LA
12/02/2013*
8:00 PM
at Arkansas State L 61–86  1–7
Convocation Center (1,645)
Jonesboro, AR
12/06/2013
7:00 PM, TWCS NY
Siena L 71–84  1–8 (0–1)
Gallagher Center (1,442)
Lewiston, NY
12/08/2013
2:00 PM, LCTV
Saint Peter's W 61–56  2–8 (1–1)
Gallagher Center (1,257)
Lewiston, NY
12/11/2013*
7:00 PM, TWCS NY
vs. Davidson W 83–72  3–8
First Niagara Center (4,703)
Buffalo, NY
12/21/2013*
5:00 PM, TWCS NY
St. Bonaventure L 72–74  3–9
Gallagher Center (1,856)
Lewiston, NY
12/29/2013*
2:00 PM, TWCS NY
Brown W 68–65  4–9
Gallagher Center (1,411)
Lewiston, NY
01/02/2014
7:00 PM
at Rider L 83–85  4–10 (1–2)
Alumni Gymnasium (1,002)
Lawrenceville, NJ
01/04/2014
2:00 PM
at Iona L 92–118  4–11 (1–3)
Hynes Athletic Center (1,776)
New Rochelle, NY
01/10/2014
7:00 PM, LCTV
Monmouth L 74–85  4–12 (1–4)
Gallagher Center (1,053)
Lewiston, NY
01/12/2014
2:00 PM
Rider L 78–90  4–13 (1–5)
Gallagher Center (1,207)
Lewiston, NY
01/16/2014
8:30 PM, ESPN3
at Fairfield W 67–63  5–13 (2–5)
Webster Bank Arena (1,625)
Bridgeport, CT
01/18/2014
4:00 PM
at Quinnipiac L 71–85  5–14 (2–6)
TD Bank Sports Center (2,589)
Hamden, CT
01/22/2014
7:00 PM
at Canisius
Battle of the Bridge
L 74–87  5–15 (2–7)
Koessler Athletic Center (2,196)
Buffalo, NY
01/24/2014
7:00 PM, TWCS NY
Marist W 80–74  6–15 (3–7)
Gallagher Center (1,250)
Lewiston, NY
01/30/2014
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Siena L 62–66  6–16 (3–8)
Times Union Center (5,772)
Albany, NY
02/01/2014
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Marist L 64–78  6–17 (3–9)
McCann Field House (1,657)
Poughkeepsie, NY
02/07/2014
7:00 PM, LCTV
Iona L 89–90  6–18 (3–10)
Gallagher Center (1,259)
Lewiston, NY
02/09/2014
2:00 PM, LCTV
Manhattan L 77–78  6–19 (3–11)
Gallagher Center (1,305)
Lewiston, NY
02/14/2014
9:00 PM, ESPNU
Canisius
Battle of the Bridge
L 65–71  6–20 (3–12)
Gallagher Center (2,002)
Lewiston, NY
02/16/2014
2:00 PM
at Manhattan L 72–90  6–21 (3–13)
Draddy Gymnasium (1,312)
Riverdale, NY
02/20/2014
7:00 PM
Fairfield L 66–72  6–22 (3–14)
Gallagher Center (1,170)
Lewiston, NY
02/22/2014
3:00 PM
Quinnipiac L 88–90  6–23 (3–15)
Gallagher Center (1,766)
Lewiston, NY
02/28/2014
7:00 PM
at Monmouth L 50–75  6–24 (3–16)
Multipurpose Activity Center (1,475)
West Long Branch, NJ
03/02/2014
2:00 PM
at Saint Peter's L 67–71  6–25 (3–17)
Yanitelli Center (N/A)
Jersey City, NJ
2014 MAAC Tournament
03/06/2013
9:00 PM
vs. Marist
First round
W 78–76  7–25
MassMutual Center (1,174)
Springfield, MA
03/08/2013
9:00 PM, ESPN3
vs. Quinnipiac
Quarterfinals
L 80–89  7–26
MassMutual Center (1,645)
Springfield, MA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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