Canisius-Niagara games get bump to ESPN3

By Nick Veronica

CCLogobigThe Canisius-Niagara basketball games on Dec. 6 and Feb. 24 will be available on ESPN3, the MAAC announced today.

The Griffs’ game at Fairfield on Thursday, Jan. 22 will also be shown on ESPN3, which can only be found online.

niagara_logo_bigNeither Canisius nor Niagara is currently set to appear on national television this year, though both have the possibility of being selected for a few “wild card” games, which can put them on either ESPNU or ESPN3, similar to the NFL’s flex scheduling. At least one school will have its Feb. 6 game picked up.

The only men’s games already set for national TV are Iona at Manhattan (Friday, Feb. 13) and Iona at Marist (Friday, Feb. 20). For what it’s worth, reigning MAAC champion Manhattan only has one other game set for ESPN3 right now, while preseason favorite Iona has two other games set.

Potential wild card dates for ESPNU/ESPN3 are as follows:

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