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NCAA Releases Team Reports

The NCAA released Team Reports for every Division I team in an attempt to be more transparent prior to the NCAA Tournament. Take a look at Siena’s team sheet here. Siena is 2-5 against the RPI top 100, with the two wins coming at home against Iona (53) and Princeton (99). The Saints are 6-1 against the [...]

MAAC POW: Franklin, Polls and Brackets

Alex Franklin wins MAAC Player of the Week for the second time this year. Franklin scored 49 points and snagged 18 rebounds in Siena’s two victories this week. At a point on Thursday, Franklin scored 14 straight points in Siena’s comeback victory over Loyola. Franklin is currently third in scoring and field-goal percentage and has [...]

ESPN Power Rankings

This week, Dana O’Neil (21) and Jay Bilas (25) ranked Siena in the Top 25. Check out the Week 1 Power Rankings » Update: Pete Iorizzo tweeted earlier today that there were two NBA teams at practice today looking for Edwin. He also digs deeper as to what Fran’s mindset is when it comes to [...]

Thoughts On The Brink

Peeking over the edge on the cusp of greatness, while searching the present for clues to the future. You can take a look at my season ending essay to get a feel of what I was thinking going into this essay. I’ve been working on other writing projects, and working in general like we all [...]

#17 In ESPN The Mag

The newest edition of ESPN the Magazine ranks Siena 17th for the 2009-10 season. This is the second highest preseason ranking the Saints have recieved this offseason, second to the Basketball Times (15).

2010 Preview: Rider, Iona, Canisius

Rider Broncos: 2009: 3rd Place. 19-12 (12-6) 2010: 2nd A solid team in 2008-2009 finishing third in the conference, Rider should once again be a respectable opponent this season. Novar Gadson had a strong freshman campaign last year averaging nearly 11 ppg, and his 6’7” height presents match up problems for most small forward defenders. [...]

Siena’s AP Ranking Explained

Pete Iorizzo writes: The Saints, who were second among the “others receiving votes,” were ranked as high as No. 15. That vote came from Nick Jezierny, who covers Boise State for the Idaho Statesman. Also, Seth Davis of Sports Illustrated slotted Siena at No. 17. I was one of five voters who put Siena at [...]

#28 – ESPN/USA

The coaches poll is out. Siena recieved 72 votes for the Top 25, however fell just short rounding at at #28. Right around where we belong…

What We’re Reading: Oct. 28th

Hats off to Andrew and Christophe for the tips, and as always Pete has us updated… European Prospects on Davis Martens Fox & NBC Sports preseason rankings – #22 Ubiles First of Mid-major All Americans NBC 19′s Take Dempsey gives Rider a vote of confidence Is Rider’s Thompson preseason Player of the Year?

MAAC Preseason Rankings

Rank Team We Ranked 1 Siena 1 2 Niagara 3 3 Rider 2 4 Fairfield 4 5 Loyola 7 5 St. Peter’s 8 7 Canisius 9 8 Manhattan 6 9 Iona 5 10 Marist 10 I think they’re low on a well coached, young Iona team, and Manhattan has a lot of players that can [...]

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