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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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) [...]

Highlights: Big Dunks from Anosike

Two highlight style dunks from O.D. Anosike and a clutch three from Rob Poole cut Albany’s lead down to three early in the second half. Siena takes back the Albany Cup with a 64-60 win over Albany Monday night.

Opinion: Saints After Seven

It’s been seven games so far this season, two hot starts and five consecutive losses. Since game three, it seems like every game is scripted; Siena gets in a deep hole early (sometimes 15 points deep), goes into halftime chasing their opponent and storms back late in the second half, but just can’t quite get [...]

Recap: St. Peters 51, Siena 44

The Saints (2-4 (0-1) went on a 16-0 run fueled by freshman Rob Poole, but Siena couldn’t quite pull out a win at the Yanitelli Center. Siena stopped St. Peters from scoring for almost 10 minutes in the second half. The Saints struggled to score all night long, shooting just 34% from the floor– and [...]

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