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Griffin Week continues tonight, Wednesday, February 27, as the women’s and men’s basketball teams host Niagara University in a key Battle of the Bridge matchup.

The women’s game takes place at 5:00 p.m. at the KAC and features two teams locked in a five-way tie for fourth place in the MAAC. The top five teams in the league receive a first round bye. Click here to add this event to your calendar. Canisius will close out the regular season on Saturday, March 2 against Manhattan College.

The men’s game takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the KAC. Click here to add this event to your calendar. Canisius seeks to move into a tie for first place with Iona. The Gaels are 11-6, while Canisius is in a four-way tie for second at 10-6. The Griffs need to secure a win tonight and on Friday, March 1 against Siena, and have Iona lose at Rider on Friday night in order to have a chance at the top seed in the MAAC Tourney. Canisius has already clinched a first round bye.

Tickets still remain for tonight’s game. To purchase discounted faculty-staff tickets, call (716) 888-8499.

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Submitted by: John Maddock, Athletics