Category: O.D. Anosike

2011-12 Season In Review

After finishing seventh last year, with MAAC Player of the Year Ryan Rossiter on their roster, the Saints weren’t expected to contend for a MAAC Championship. Adversity hit the Saints hard in September and continued throughout the season. The Saints lost players to injury, ineligibility and even homesickness. It could have been simple for this team [...]

Six Saints Combine for Epic Win

SPRINGFIELD — The Siena Saints stepped up in a big way, all six players turned in amazing performances in their 84-82 win over Manhattan in the final Quarterfinal at the MassMutual Center Saturday night. Siena saw seniors Owen Wignot and Brandon Walters go for career highs in points and turn in huge games to hold [...]

Foul Trouble

SPRINGFIELD– Head Coach Mitch Buonaguro had a lot to manage tonight. Not only did he have to draw up the right defense the whole night, he had to call some crucial offensive plays late, keep his guys under control, and manage the crazy amount of fouls that were happening on the floor. – O.D. Anosike [...]

Recap: Siena 84, Manhattan 82 (OT)

SPRINGFIELD — The final MAAC Quarterfinal game saw everything; 11 lead changes, two technical fouls, and a shot to end regulation that went as far in as it could go before exiting the rim. The Saints and Jaspers battled for 45 minutes with the Saints holding on for a 84-82 victory in the final game [...]

Halftime: Siena 41, Manhattan 39

SPRINGFIELD — Siena struggled to keep their composure early with MAAC All-Rookie team member Evan Hymes out of the starting lineup. However, the Saints with Hymes closed the Manhattan lead and took a lead of their own; taking a 41-39 lead in at halftime in the final MAAC Quarterfinal game at the MassMutual Center. Kyle Downey ran [...]

Recap: Siena 70, Manhattan 64

Big free-throws. The Saints took a game high eleven point lead with about two minutes to go on their 18th consecutive successful free throw attempt. Siena was 25 of 30, by far their best performance of the year from the free throw stripe. The Siena Saints (7-9) defeated the third place Manhattan Jaspers (11-5) by [...]

Recap: St. Peter’s 63, Siena 58

The Siena Saints (10-12 5-7) let a 16 point lead slip away on Friday night, losing to the St. Peter’s Peacocks (5-18, 4-8) for the second time this season. Siena cut it to a one possession game with :56.1 remaining, and eventually cut the deficit to 1 on a clutch Evan Hymes 27 footer inside [...]

Saints Snag Weekly Awards

Junior O.D. Anosike and Freshman Rob Poole split this week’s MAAC awards for the Siena Saints, earning Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively. Anosike, who won Player of the Week, has recorded 17 straight double-doubles, tying Tim Duncan’s streak as the second longest in Division I over the last 15 seasons. [...]

Recap: Siena 65, Iona 62

Siena came back after falling behind by a 20-2 margin in the first four and a half minutes to pull off a 65-62 upset over top ranked Iona at the Times Union Center on Monday night. Iona opened the game on an 11-0 run but the Saints used a 12-0 run of their own for [...]

Recap: Loyola 66, Siena 55

The Siena Saints (8-10, 3-5) fell to the Loyola Greyhounds (13-5, 6-2) by a final score of 66-55 on Thursday Night in Baltimore. The Saints led 47-40 with about ten and a half minutes remaining, but as we’ve seen in recent games, the Saints just couldn’t keep their legs past 30 minutes. Kyle Downey (knee) [...]

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