Category: Derek Needham

2010 MAAC Tournament Awards

The MAAC Tournament MVP is Alex Franklin. Who closed out the tournament with 63 points and 31 rebounds. Here’s how the 2010 All MAAC Tournament Team shakes out… Anthony Johnson Derek Needham Edwin Ubiles Ryan Rossiter Ronald Moore

2010 MAAC Championship Preview

ALBANY — The Siena Saints will go for their third straight MAAC Championship on Monday night as they take on the Fairfield Stags at 7pm on ESPN2. This Siena class is undoubtedly one of the best to ever touch the Loudonville campus. These seniors will be playing in their fourth straight MAAC championship game on [...]

Recap: Siena 69, Fairfield 67

The Siena Saints (21-4, 14-0) defeated the Fairfield Stags (16-8, 9-5) by a final of 69-67 in downtown Albany on Monday night. Fairfield trailed by 8 at halftime, but kept it very close in the second half. Siena’s starters did not leave the floor in the second half, but were outscored by Fairfield the whole [...]

Preview: Siena vs. Fairfield

The Siena Saints (20-4, 13-0) will put the nation’s longest winning streak and second longest home-court winning streak on the line at 7:00 Monday night when they face the Fairfield Stags (16-7, 9-4) at the Times Union Center.  The game will be televised on MSG.  Fairfield is currently tied for second place in the MAAC [...]

Fran McCaffery’s Postgame Press Conference

Fran McCaffery talks to the media after Siena’s 81-73 win over Fairfield Saturday afternoon. Stay tuned for more videos exclusively on SienaSaintsBlog!

Recap: Siena 81, Fairfield 73

The Siena Saints wore down the 2nd-place Fairfield Stags in the second half for their eighth straight win, led by Clarence Jackson’s 22 points, in a 81-73 win at the Arena at Harbor Yard Saturday. The Saints started out strong in the second half, quickly pushing the tempo, to turn a one-point halftime lead into [...]

Preview: Siena at Fairfield

The Siena Saints will meet the Fairfield Stags, in a battle of the top two teams in the MAAC, for the first time this season Saturday afternoon at the Arena at Harbor Yard. Siena will put its seven game win streak on the line against a Fairfield Stags team that is 8-0 at home this [...]

One on One: Ray Floriani

Ray Floriani covers the MAAC for RushTheCourt. When he’s not doing that he can be found covering college basketball at College Chalktalk as well as the Basketball Times, Hoopville and contributes to Villanova by the Numbers. He went to St. Peter’s dramatic double-overtime home win over Niagara Monday night. SienaSaintsBlog: Who is a better contender [...]

Around the MAAC: Who’s For Real?

This weekend was a weekend to start to show the contenders, who is for real and who is just getting hot at the right time? If we can establish that Siena, Niagara and Rider are the likely top three in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference let’s try to hash out that next tier of contenders. [...]