With the coaching carousel finally at rest (we think), here's the toughest task for each of the 59 new Division I bosses.
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Patrick Beilein, who has been coaching Division-II Le Moyne College since 2015 and has taken the Dolphins to three NCAA tournaments, has been hired as the new coach at Niagara.
Niagara has fired coach Chris Casey four days after the Purple Eagles closed a 13-19 season with a first-round loss at the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament.
Ray Salnave scored 20 points and Monmouth beat Niagara 76-72 on Thursday night in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament.
Jalen Pickett had 27 points as Siena defeated Niagara 72-65 in overtime on Sunday in a regular-season finale.
Dominic Robb had 20 points as Niagara narrowly beat Canisius 86-84 on Wednesday night.
Davauhnte Turner had 28 points as St. Peter's got past Niagara 78-60 on Sunday.
Stevie Jordan had 21 points as Rider topped Niagara 97-81 on Friday night.
Dominic Robb had a season-high 23 points as Niagara edged past Fairfield 78-73 on Sunday.
Tykei Greene had 14 points off the bench to carry Manhattan to a 64-60 win over Niagara on Friday night.
E.J. Crawford scored 21 points and Iona made four free throws in the final 15 seconds and beat Niagara 79-76 on Sunday.
Ryan Funk had 25 points as Marist easily defeated Niagara 79-58 on Friday night.
Cameron Young scored 22 points, Rich Kelly added 21 and Jacob Rigoni 20 and Quinnipiac rallied in the second half to beat Niagara 84-73 on Sunday.
Marvin Prochet scored 19 points and Niagara built a 15-point lead through the first half and held on to post a 78-70 win over archrival Canisius in the oldest rivalry in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Wednesday night.
Chris Barton scored 22 points and Marvin Prochet scored 21 and Niagara pulled away in the second half from Monmouth for a 75-48 win on Saturday.
Manny Dixon made a decisive 3-pointer with six seconds left and Saint Peter's held off Niagara's late rally for a 74-72 victory on Tuesday night.
Marvin Prochet tied his career high with 24 points with four 3-pointers and Niagara beat Quinnipiac 75-72 on Saturday to end a two-game skid and win its first conference road game.
Jalen Pickett scored 17 points with seven assists and Siena beat Niagara 66-57 on Thursday night.
Tyere Marshall posted his first double-double this season with 22 points and 14 rebounds and Rider remained unbeaten in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play Sunday with a 104-84 victory over Niagara.
Marvin Prochet and Dominic Robb had double-doubles and Niagara held on for its first conference win of the season 95-90 over Iona on Friday night.
Jonathan Kasibabu had 20 points and 14 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season, freshman Neftali Alvarez added 15 points and Fairfield beat Niagara 77-59 on Monday night.
Freshman Samir Stewart didn't miss a shot and finished with 22 points, including seven -- which matched his previous career high -- in a decisive late run, to help Manhattan rally for a 90-80 win over Niagara on Saturday night and snap an eight-game...
Marvin Prochet scored 23 points and James Towns scored 15 with a career-high 10 assists and seven rebounds and Niagara beat Norfolk State 83-75 on Saturday.
James Towns finished with 19 points, six rebounds and five assists to propel Niagara to a 78-66 victory over Army on Saturday.
Tyree Appleby scored 16 points and led five players into double-figure scoring as Cleveland State ran away from Niagara in the second half to post an 82-60 victory Wednesday night.