Baron a finalist for Cousy Award

Canisius senior point guard Billy Baron is one of 24 finalists for the Bob Cousy Award, given to the nation’s top point guard.

Baron is third in the nation this season, averaging 24.6 points per game, along with 5.1 rebounds and 4.9 assists. Yesterday, he earned the Lute Olson National Player of the Week honor for the second time this season, plus MAAC Player of the Week honors.

You can vote for Baron at – fan voting runs from today through Monday, March 10th. The 24 finalists will be narrowed to just five in early March.

The winner will be revealed as part of Final Four weekend.

Canisius hosts Quinnipiac this Thursday night at 7pm – a key MAAC matchup, with both teams tied for second place at 12-4 in conference play. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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