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Q&A: Asher Fusco of Basketball Prospectus

College Basketball Prospectus 2011-12 is due out any moment now, so what better way to get a MAAC preview than to chat with the writer that wrote out the MAAC preview for the book. We check in with Asher Fusco, who you can follow on twitter @AsherFusco.  SienaSaintsBlog: What’s the biggest storyline entering this season [...]

Similarity Score: Rahk Brookins Breakdown

So last year in the beginning of the season we wrote that Brookins is not going to be the next Ronald Moore, despite the willingness for fans to make comparisons between the two. Just because Brookins eventually assumed the gap of Moore’s former spot in the lineup doesn’t necessarily mean they should be compared, maybe even [...]

College Basketball Prospectus 2010-11

College Basketball Prospectus 2010-11 is out! That’s right, it’s time to take a break from your NFL Betting and pick up a digital copy for just 9.95. The paperback version will be out soon, maybe not before Michael Vick gets hurt again, but definitely soon. It features writings from some of our favorite writers! Including [...]

Kenny Hasbrouck Signed by Heat

Kenny Hasbrouck, Fran McCaffery’s first recruit after reaching Siena, signed an NBA contract with the Heat Tuesday. We track down the experts to give us their insights on how the Siena product will fit in with the Heat.

Q&A: John Gasaway Basketball Prospectus

John Gasaway, an expert on the Big Ten and much more at Basketball Prospectus, offers us his thoughts on the NCAA Tournament matchup between Purdue and Siena. He offers up his thoughts on Purdue, their man-to-man defense against the Saints and what to watch for Friday.

One on One: Ken Pomeroy

As we get ready to hit the conference tournament, we check in with the leader in college basketball statistics: Ken Pomeroy of Basketball Prospectus and kenpom.com (also on twitter: @kenpomeroy). Using his up to date stats and log5 methodology, he has determined the probabilities of every MAAC Team to win the 2010 Citizens Bank MAAC [...]

BP: Why Siena Can Beat Louisville

Anthony Macri writes a Basketball Prospectus Unfiltered piece saying the Saints need to execute 3 keys: 1.) Ronald Moore controls tempo, turnovers and shot selection 2.) The Saints get production from everyone on the floor throughout the game, preventing the Cardinals from focusing their pressure on just one or two players 3.) Siena forces Louisville [...]

One on One: John Gasaway

John Gasaway pumps out articles at breakneck speed on Basketball Prospectus breaking down every team in the nation. Tuesday he previewed the East and Midwest regions and today BP has a breakdown of the West and South regions. He will be doing a live chat on Thursday as the tournament begins and he’s graciously given [...]

So You’re Saying There’s A Chance…

Basketball Prospectus posted the odds in the  Midwest and East regions today. Siena has been given a 0.01% shot at a National Championship. Obviously they think that West Virignia was severely underseeded, after beating Pitt by 14 last week and taking Syracuse to overtime after it became fashionable. This is a weird tournament field, #10 [...]

Bracket Busters Notes

John Gasaway at Basketball Prospectus previews the Bracket Busters (also on ESPN.com): Northern Iowa (18-9) vs. Siena (21-6) ESPN2, 3:00 PM ET, Saturday For five weeks Northern Iowa was a huge surprise in the Missouri Valley-maybe even “the Drake of 2009.” Since then, however, the Panthers have lost three of their last four, as coach [...]

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