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Canisius Golden Griffins Basketball Tickets
School: Canisius College
Location: Buffalo, New York
Arena: Koessler Center
Nickname: Golden Griffins
Coach: Reggie Witherspoon
Canisius Golden Griffins Basketball TicketsCollege basketball fans will tell you that the Canisius Golden Griffins' basketball team brings the excitement to Buffalo's Koessler Center each time it takes the floor. The Griffins compete with some of the strongest teams in the country as members of the MAAC, and the members accept the challenges presented to them with enthusiasm. The Canisius Golden Griffins have posted a 6-4 record in four appearances in the NCAA Tournament. The Golden Griffins made it to the regional finals round of the tournament in 1955 and 1956. The five times the Golden Griffins appeared in the National Invitation Tournament resulted in a 5-6 record. The Canisius Golden Griffins have also made a single appearance in the College Basketball Invitational and four appearances in the Collegeinsider.com Postseason Tournament. Canisius was crowned regular-season champion of the MAAC in 1994, 1996 and 2018. The team also won the MAAC tournament in 1996. Reggie Witherspoon is the man orchestrating the effort for the Canisius Golden Griffins, and the team is primed and ready for a breakout season. Fans of the Golden Griffins should purchase their tickets at StubHub to ensure they do not miss the excitement at the Koessler Center.
Where can I buy Canisius Golden Griffins' basketball tickets?StubHub is the leading marketplace in the world for tickets to live events. You can purchase tickets to see a Canisius Golden Griffins' basketball game at StubHub.
Where do the Canisius Golden Griffins play home games?The Canisius Golden Griffins play home games on campus at the Koessler Center. The center was first built in 1968, and a recent makeover has resulted in a dot-matrix scoreboard along with a new lighting system. The Koessler Center has a seating capacity of 2,196, and it sports a recently refurbished floor.
What can I expect at a Canisius Golden Griffins' basketball game?The first thing basketball fans notice when entering a Golden Griffins' home game for the first time is the old-school feel of the Koessler Center. Attending a Golden Griffins game is an intimate affair, and most of the fans seem to know each other. The communal feelings extend to the players and coaches of the Golden Griffins as the only way for fans to find their seats is through the single aisle located behind the scorer's table. You will enjoy a party with 2,000 of your closest friends when you purchase Canisius Golden Griffins' tickets.
Who are some of the best players to play for the Canisius Golden Griffins?Mike Smrek was taken as the 25th pick of the 1985 NBA draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Smrek averaged nearly 10 points a game over a seven-year career that included two NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers. Larry Fogle was a second-round pick for the New York Knicks in 1975. Ray Hall caught the attention of the Utah Jazz in 1985. Tim Stokes and Aaron Covington were both drafted by the Buffalo Braves. John McCarthy was drafted by the Rochester Royals and was part of the Boston Celtics' 1964 championship team.
Who is the coach of the Canisius Golden Griffins?Buffalo native Reggie Witherspoon was named head coach of the Canisius Golden Griffins in 2016. Witherspoon has coached the Golden Griffins to 54 wins in his first three seasons at the helm. The team also earned a portion of the regular season championship for the MAAC in 2018 and appeared in the CIT in 2017 and the CBI in 2018.
What upcoming games can fans of the Golden Griffins look forward to?The Canisius Golden Griffins play their first conference home game against Rider on January 11. The Golden Griffins play host to Monmouth on January 24th. The Golden Griffins finish off its regular season schedule against its conference rivals Siena Saints.
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