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Classes of 2006 vs. 2007

A challenge has been issued for the Class of 2006 vs the Class of 2007. Together there are over 1500 members and for the month of October the donors of the winning class will receive a FREE Siena Basketball ticket for THE UALBANY game this season ON 12//4! In this corner we have the Class [...]

Bernie in NYC
Spokane Too Far for Students

Last week Ronald Moore said the last place he wanted to play in the first round of the NCAA tournament would be Spokane, Washington because the distance makes it so difficult for students and fans to make the trip. Unfortunately, the NCAA Selection Committee didn’t hear him.

On Campus Reaction

“I looked down and I couldn’t believe they had uniformed cops at all the entry points. I just thought, ‘wow…they really don’t want us to storm the court.’ I mean cops? Is that really necessary?” Siena senior Kevin Risolo on the increased security for the MAAC championship game. That was the general reaction from students [...]

Beware of Dog Pound

In complying with MAAC tournament policy, Siena students will not be granted access to floor seating at the Times Union Center throughout the tournament. This includes the areas behind the baskets that normally holds the school’s well known Dog Pound sections filled with yellow-shirted students of the college. The floor sections will now be reserved [...]

Campus Ghost Town

Butler, much like Gonzaga, has built its basketball program up to the level where even casual Saints fans recognize this as a huge game for Siena with NCCA tournament implications. The students get that too. Naturally, for a game of this magnitude, the Albany and Troy bars will open their doors for the early tip [...]

Opinion: The Tarps

There’s been a lot of buzz among the Siena fan base lately about the tarps behind the baskets in the lower bowl. A lot of what Pete Iorizzo wrote almost exactly one year ago still reigns true– spamming Siena’s employees with e-mail to ‘take them down’ isn’t going to change their decision. I’m sure you’ll [...]

Meet the Pep Band

Chris Farrell is in his first season as conductor of the Siena pep band. Here is an interview with Chris on some aspects of that job: How do you prepare for the season? We hold tryouts and practices in October. This year we had four tryouts and practices, so there isn’t a lot of preparation [...]

Preview: Siena vs. UAlbany

The Siena Saints and Albany Great Danes renew their rivalry Saturday night December 5th, 7:00pm at the Times Union Center.  What has become one of the most anticipated and exciting sporting events in the Capital Region is again on pace to draw a huge crowd, with ticket sales exceeding 11,000 as of yesterday. The Saints [...]

Students Ready for UAlbany

Who needs Duke/UNC when we have the capital region’s best sports rivalry game coming up this Saturday at the Times Union Center! In recent years this local ‘backyard brawl’ has been such a huge community event, and has brought some great memories to fans and students. I love the UAlbany game. I remember going crazy [...]

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