Category: Georgia Tech

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 [...]

Hired: Paul Hewitt

In a complete coaching personality switch, Paul Hewitt was announced the successor to Jim Larranaga at George Mason this past Friday. Read more about the hire at the Washington Post » Hewitt’s record at Siena was 66-27.

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: Georgia Tech

What a night to be at the Times Union Center as the Saints provided yet another thrilling victory over a power conference foe, giving all the Siena faithful an early Christmas present!  The arena was abuzz with energy for the long awaited return of former Siena coach, Paul Hewitt, to the place where his career [...]

Quotes: Siena 62, Georgia Tech 57

Georgia Tech Head Coach Paul Hewitt “Congratulations to Mitch and his team, they played very hard. We just missed some shots in the second half and just didn’t knock them down.” “We prepared an awful lot for the 2-3 zone, and I thought early in the game we settled for some threes… We settled down, [...]

Recap: Siena 62, Georgia Tech 57

Banged up, outsized and overmatched, the underdog Siena Saints managed to dig deep and find one more stone to sling, playing the role of midmajor David to a power conference Goliath yet again Wednesday night. This time, the Saints managed to topple Georgia Tech, 62-57, while playing in front of an enthused and vocal crowd [...]

Preview: Georgia Tech at Siena

The Georgia Tech Yellowjackets (6-4) return to the Times Union Center for the first time in sixteen years to face the Siena Saints (3-6) at 7:00pm on Wednesday night.  The Yellowjackets were last here for a first round match-up against the Saints in the 1994 National Invitation Tournament, a game that the Saints won 76-68 [...]

Q & A: John Bird – From The Rumble Seat

Siena Saints Blog: Who is the more complete player, Iman Shumpert or Brian Oliver? John Bird (From the Rumble Seat): Shumpert is the better handler and the more confident of the two. Hence, the better assist:turnover ratio and greater number of free throw attempts. Oliver is a better pure shooter but he doesn’t have the [...]

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 [...]

Coaching Dominoes, starring Fran McCaffery

Could Georgia Tech Seton Hall, St. John’s or even Boston College be a destination for Fran McCaffery? Rumor has it that Boston College head coach Al Skinner has been contacted and is talking to St. John’s about their opening. Should Skinner leave, McCaffery might be considered in Chesnut Hill but people in BC believe that [...]

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