Category: Butler

Sunday NCAA Tid Bits

Is anybody worse than Charles Barkley on the CBS March Madness set? I’m tempted to start a petition website to get him off the air, he is beyond awful. Here’s a couple of tid bits as I’m watching the games today. Shaka Smart, the head coach of the VCU Rams is just 33 years old. [...]

The Point After: Non-Conference

The Siena Saints have wrapped up their non-conference slate (excluding the BracketBuster on February 19th) with a 3-7 (.428 win %) record.  The team and coaching staff continued to develop throughout each contest, suffering some heartbreaking losses including two overtime losses at Princeton and to crosstown rival UAlbany.  This team entered the season with a [...]

The Point After: Butler

2009 Siena @ Butler: 17pt. loss, 15.4% from 3, -1 Assist/TO ratio, 11-17 FT’s 2010 Butler @ Siena: 13pt. loss, 18.2% from 3, -3 Assist/TO ratio, 7-15 FT’s A telling sign of where the two programs are right now– Butler is clearly the elite of the mid-major crop, the standard that everyone else strives to [...]

Quotes: Butler 70, Siena 57

ALBANY – Quotes recapping Tuesday nights 70-57 loss to Butler in their Bracketbuster rematch. Ryan Rossiter’s Big Night (26 points) in the loss Butler Head Coach Brad Stevens “I told Rossiter, I’m blown away by how much he’s improved. I didn’t think last year he could score like that with a guy between him and [...]

Recap: Butler 70, Siena 57

ALBANY – The Saints suffered their second straight home loss Tuesday night at the Times Union Center, in a 70-57 loss to national runner-up Butler. Siena cut the Bulldogs’ lead to three coming out of the halftime break by feeding the ball inside to MAAC Preseason Player of the Year Ryan Rossiter, who led the [...]

Preview: Siena vs. Butler

The Siena Saints host the 2010 NCAA national runner-up Butler Bulldogs at 7:oopm on Tuesday night at the Times Union Center.  The Bulldogs are returning the Bracketbuster game that they hosted last year against the Saints at Hinkle Fieldhouse in the event’s marquee matchup.  Butler won that game 70-53, but both teams are markedly different [...]

Butler: David Woods – Indianapolis Star

David Woods of the Indianapolis Star, hard at work on the Butler beat and joined us last year to talk Saints-Bulldogs, has generously taken out some time to talk about this year’s match up in Albany on Tuesday night. After writing one book The Butler Way: The Best of Butler Basketball, neither us nor Woods [...]

Recap: Siena 84, Northeastern 68

The Siena Saints (1-2) got their first win, defeating the Northeastern Huskies (2-1) 80-68 at the Matthews Arena in Boston on Saturday Afternoon. It was a close game until about 13 minutes to go, when Ryan Rossiter and Clarence Jackson completely broke down the Northeastern 2-3 zone. The Saints went on a 21-2 run, where [...]

2010-11 Schedule Released

The 2011 Schedule has been released. The Saints will put their 43 game home winning streak on the line against Vermont on Saturday November 13th at 7pm. They will then travel to Minnesota for a contest slated to be aired on ESPNU. Besides the impending BracketBuster game, this is the only time the Saints are [...]

Meet The 2010 Siena Saints

South: #4 Purdue vs. #13 Siena Who is Siena? Haven’t I seen this name the past two years in my bracket? This name is so familiar I should just pick them right? Yes, and yes. It’s a great day in sports; it’s the day that you spend penciling in teams in your bracket, until you [...]

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