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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 [...]

Preview: Navy vs. Siena

The Saints enter the 2011-12 season with a lot of question marks as they get set to take on Navy in the season-opener at the Times Union Center. Siena will have to find a way to replace the scoring from outgoing seniors Clarence Jackson and last year’s MAAC Player of the Year in Ryan Rossiter; [...]

Injury Breakdown: Brookins Back

We summoned Baseball Prospectus injury expert Corey Dawkins, who has trained in sports medicine and has served as an athletic trainer at the Division I and Division III levels and writes the Collateral Damage column at Baseball Prospectus where they cover injury news to baseball players. We’ve sought his help to break down Rahkeem Brookins’ [...]

Rahkeem Brookins Out For The Season

It appears the Saints have suffered another setback facing the 2011-12 season with Rahkeem Brookins tweeting that he will be out for the season. Brookins official twitter, @Sir_RaHk, tweeted  ”I’m out for the season!” earlier this morning. Brookins injury was described in another tweet as two herniated discs in his back. Siena, in a statement, said that [...]

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 [...]

Brookins: Disc Issue In His Back

Rahk Nation hurt a disc in his back during practice two weeks ago. The Times Union reported yesterday that he told Coach B that he “hasn’t been feeling much better”. Read More »

Q&A: Raphielle Johnson of CollegeHoops.net

As part of our continuing preseason coverage we got a chance to chat with Raphielle Johnson of CollegeHoops.Net to preview Siena, the additions to Iona and his MAAC predictions. Follow Raphielle Johnson on twitter (we do!) @raphiellej. SienaSaintsBlog:  What Siena player are you looking forward to seeing play this year? Raphielle Johnson/CollegeHoops.Net: Kyle Downey’s return will be [...]

Recap: St. Peter’s 67, Siena 57

The official blew his whistle, and O.D. Anosike trudged towards the Siena bench with his head down. It was his fifth foul, and Anosike’s night was over. It was also the beginning of the end for the Saints. Although the JumboTron showed 6:07 remaining and the score knotted at 47, the Siena Saints couldn’t overcome [...]

Recap: Loyola 76, Siena 69

The Loyola Greyhounds went on a four minute 9-0 run, led by two Justin Drummond dagger three pointers, to take a crucial conference game from the Saints, a 76-69 victory, in front of 6,549 fans at the Times Union Center Monday night. Erik Etherly and Robert Olson led the Greyhounds with 15 points each for a [...]

Recap: St. Peters 77, Siena 69

The St. Peter’s Peacocks (10-9) defeated the Siena Saints (7-11) at the Yanitelli Center, in Jersey City Friday night. The Saints trailed by 10 at half, and it got out of hand quickly early in the second half. The lead got as large as 19 on a Nick Leon three pointer with 14:34 to go. [...]

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