Category: Fran McCaffery

Sunday NCAA Tid Bits

Is anybody worse than Charles Barkley on the CBS March Madness set? I’m tempted to start a petition website to get him off the air, he is beyond awful. Here’s a couple of tid bits as I’m watching the games today. Shaka Smart, the head coach of the VCU Rams is just 33 years old. [...]

Black And Gold: Iowa Update

In case you’re looking for the most recent update on how Fran McCaffery is doing at Iowa, check out the offseason outlook at– Back to the Future – 2011-2012. They do a good job pointing out that the Big Ten stands to lose a lot of talent this year. Though they got some bad [...]

Recap: Fairfield 72, Siena 55

The Saints, plagued by injuries, struggled to hold off MAAC favorite Fairfield and lost 72-55 at the Times Union Center Friday night. The Stags used an 8-0 run to take a five point halftime lead and took control of the game with a 15-1 run in the second half. Jonathan Breeden and Trenity Burdine made [...]

Preview: Vermont vs. Siena

The Saints put their 38 game home court winning streak on the line to start the 2010-11 season as they take on the Vermont Catamounts Saturday night at the Times Union Center. The last time the Saints played a meaningful game on the floor of the Times Union Center, fans were rushing on the court [...]

From The Banquet

This comes from our friend Jason Rich at Siena… The Siena men’s basketball program honored the most successful senior class in its 70-year history and dished out annual awards at the First Niagara Year-End Celebration Monday night at the Hilton garden Inn in Troy. With YNN Sports Director Joe Calderone serving as master of ceremonies, [...]

Today’s Press Conference

Today, the Siena Administrative Staff will announce that their new Men’s Basketball head coach will be Mitch Buonaguro. Siena will hold a press conference on campus at 2:30 pm to introduce him. It will be broadcast live on 1300 AM, and on I think the administration can’t really go wrong by ‘keeping it in [...]

Siena Press Conference

At Siena’s press conference addressing Fran McCaffery’s departure from the program, Athletic Director John D’Argenio announced the college’s gratitude for all the success McCaffery has brought to the capital region and claimed the coach remains on good terms with the program. D’Argenio then spoke on the upcoming process of hiring a new coach. He stated [...]

The McCaffery Era Ends

Update 4:09pm– According to the Times Union, Mitch Buonaguro would be very interested in the job. The NY Times is reporting that Iona coach Kevin Willard has been hired at Seton Hall. Read More » Here’s Siena’s offical press release: Iowa Set to Name McCaffery Men’s Basketball Coach McCaffery to be Introduced at News Conference [...]

Coaching Dominoes, starring Fran McCaffery

Could Georgia Tech Seton Hall, St. John’s or even Boston College be a destination for Fran McCaffery? Rumor has it that Boston College head coach Al Skinner has been contacted and is talking to St. John’s about their opening. Should Skinner leave, McCaffery might be considered in Chesnut Hill but people in BC believe that [...]

Move Along Pirates

The New York Post is reporting that the Pirates have spoken to, and are no longer pursing Fran. Read »

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