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Breeden Out, Griffin To Graduate

Sophomore PG Jonathon Breeden, who looked really good toward the end of the season, put in his papers to transfer, citing “family reasons”. Kyle Griffin will graduate this semester and forego his extra year of eligibility. We wish Jon and Kyle the best of luck in their future endeavors,” Buonaguro said. “I hope they each [...]

The Point After: Marist

The Saints managed to get back in the win column with a must win early conference game against Marist on Friday night. This definitely stopped the road trip woes.  It was a win off the court as well with Loyola topping Fairfield, allowing the Saints to gain a game in the loss column. The coaching [...]

The Point After: The Albany Cup

Turnovers, timeouts, and tenaciousness. The three T’s that spelled trouble for the Saints in only their second loss to UAlbany in a decade. A lot of grumbling was heard leaving the Times Union Center as to why the Saints had four timeouts at the end of regulation, and chose not to call one and set [...]

The Point After: Siena 73, Rider 60

Updated 7:42pm… Down five on the road, in the hostile “Zoo”, staring 1-4 in the face, what do you say to your team as a coach heading into the locker room? How is this team going to respond in the face of adversity? Quite resoundingly, with a 20-1 run in the 2nd half. That put [...]

The Point After: Butler

2009 Siena @ Butler: 17pt. loss, 15.4% from 3, -1 Assist/TO ratio, 11-17 FT’s 2010 Butler @ Siena: 13pt. loss, 18.2% from 3, -3 Assist/TO ratio, 7-15 FT’s A telling sign of where the two programs are right now– Butler is clearly the elite of the mid-major crop, the standard that everyone else strives to [...]

Recap: Siena 84, Northeastern 68

The Siena Saints (1-2) got their first win, defeating the Northeastern Huskies (2-1) 80-68 at the Matthews Arena in Boston on Saturday Afternoon. It was a close game until about 13 minutes to go, when Ryan Rossiter and Clarence Jackson completely broke down the Northeastern 2-3 zone. The Saints went on a 21-2 run, where [...]

Preview: Siena at Northeastern

The Siena Saints travel to Boston to return last year’s opening game of the season against the Northeastern Huskies at 1:00pm on Saturday at the Solomon Court at Cabot Center.  The Saints beat Northeastern 59-53 last year at the Times Union Center in a televised game in ESPN’s opening week 24-hour marathon of college basketball. [...]

Hand Him The Keys?

We’ve heard it all offseason, that there’s no lock for the starting Point Guard job on this team, but taking a look at the first two games, in good times and in bad…

The Point After: Vermont

Last year’s 2010 NCAA Tourney banner was unveiled but it was not so much a celebration for the Siena faithful as it was a remembrance of what was. That was the theme of the evening, what was and what’s next for the Siena Saints. What was is the Saints did not have the big “3” [...]

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 [...]

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