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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 [...]

Siena’s 2011-12 Schedule

Today, the Saints revealed their 2011-12 schedule. Date Team Time 11/16/11 vs. Navy 7:00p 11/19/11 at Mount St. Mary’s TBA 11/21/11 vs. St. Bonaventure 7:00p 11/23/11 at Georgia Tech TBA 11/26/11 at Vermont 1:00p 12/01/11 at Saint Peter’s  TBA 12/03/11 vs. Loyola (Md) 7:00p 12/05/11 vs. UAlbany 7:00p 12/09/11 vs. Massachusetts* 8:00p 12/12/11 vs. Fordham [...]

Fixing What Happened Last Time

The last time the Saints faced the Stags, Fairfield got red hot from the field in the second half and coasted to a 17-point win, effectively taking the mantle of the MAAC’s top team away from the Saints and avenging their defeat in the 2010 MAAC Championship game. Since then, Fairfield has coasted through the [...]

Quotes: St. Peter’s Post Game

Siena Head Coach Mitch Buonaguro: I think it was a game that came down, again, [to] the last five minutes, to who made the plays. I thought they defended us well, [they] were very physical. I thought we got a little… I dont know, when they came back, I don’t think we reacted well. We’ve [...]

Siena @ Fairfield to air on ESPN2

ESPN2 has picked up the Siena @ Fairfield matchup on Friday February 25th. The game will tip at 7pm, and is part of ESPN’s Wildcard agreement with the MAAC. Siena lost by 17 to Fairfield earlier in December at the Times Union Center. Recap: Fairfield 72, Siena 55 For more info on tonight’s game, check [...]

The Point After: Marist

The Saints managed to get back in the win column with a must win early conference game against Marist on Friday night. This definitely stopped the road trip woes.  It was a win off the court as well with Loyola topping Fairfield, allowing the Saints to gain a game in the loss column. The coaching [...]

Recap: Fairfield 72, Siena 55

The Saints, plagued by injuries, struggled to hold off MAAC favorite Fairfield and lost 72-55 at the Times Union Center Friday night. The Stags used an 8-0 run to take a five point halftime lead and took control of the game with a 15-1 run in the second half. Jonathan Breeden and Trenity Burdine made [...]

The Point After: The Albany Cup

Turnovers, timeouts, and tenaciousness. The three T’s that spelled trouble for the Saints in only their second loss to UAlbany in a decade. A lot of grumbling was heard leaving the Times Union Center as to why the Saints had four timeouts at the end of regulation, and chose not to call one and set [...]

The Big Three: Memorable Moments

As we say goodbye to the “Big Three” senior class, and now Coach McCaffery, here is a look back at all the big games Alex Franklin, Edwin Ubiles, and Ronald Moore were involved in during their four year career at Siena. 2006-2007 Season Siena beats UAlbany in double overtime 76-75. Ubiles scores 20 points after [...]

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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