Category: Iona

Recap: Siena 65, Iona 62

Siena came back after falling behind by a 20-2 margin in the first four and a half minutes to pull off a 65-62 upset over top ranked Iona at the Times Union Center on Monday night. Iona opened the game on an 11-0 run but the Saints used a 12-0 run of their own for [...]

Q&A: Raphielle Johnson of

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 at the Garden

The Siena Saints will square off against Tim Cluess’ Iona Gaels at Madison Square Garden on January 3rd, 2012. This will give the Saints an opportuntiy to avenge their MAAC Tournament loss on the biggest stage in New York City. From…

2011 MAAC Tournament Game 2

SienaSaintsBlog is courtside and will be tweeting live tonight for tonight’s MAAC Tournament showdown against Iona. Follow us: @sienasaintsblog We’re tweeting to #champfortnight #siena tonight. CoverItLive: TU Blog

Player of the Week: Ryan Rossiter

Ryan Rossiter was named MAAC co-player of the week today. He averaged 17.5 points, 16 boards and 4.5 assists in games against St. Peter’s and Maine this past week for Siena. He’s second nationally and in third place on the MAAC all-time rebounding list with 1,105 boards. Ryan also now has a school-record 53 double-doubles [...]

Recap: Iona 69, Siena 65

The Iona Gaels (15-10 (9-5)) defeated the Siena Saints (10-14 (7-7)) by a final of 69-65 on Friday night. Siena trailed by 10 or more on two separate occasions in each half, but was able to close the gap to 3 with 30 seconds to go on a Burdine 3 pointer. Jonathan Breeden, started for [...]

The Point After: Iona

Down 26-12, staring their second 3 game losing streak, a 1-2 conference record, the Saints responded in a big way coming back to defeat Iona. Proving yet again with their backs against the wall they will continue to fight and grind out a game for 40 minutes. The Saints’ hustle, effort, and resiliency is its best [...]

Recap: Siena 73, Iona 67

The Saints came back from down as many as 14 points to beat the Iona Gaels 73-67 at the Times Union Center in front of 5,850 fans on Monday night. Preseason MAAC Player of the Year Ryan Rossiter delivered a floater plus a free throw for a three-point play to give the Saints a 69-67 [...]

Preview: Siena vs. Iona

The Siena Saints (4-8, 1-1) will welcome conference rival Iona Gaels (8-5, 2-0) to the Times Union Center on Monday night at 7:00 in one of the most anticipated matchups in the early portion of the conference schedule.  The Saints are still struggling, coming off a disappointing road trip against two A-10 teams, and the [...]

Rossiter Wins 3rd MAAC POW

Ryan Rossiter is yet again MAAC Player of the Week. He shares the award with Iona’s Mike Glover. Rossiter was reffered to as Megatron in the press release from Siena, but truthfully, he’s more like this year’s suprise #1 fantasy reciever– Dwayne Bowe. We knew Rosstier was good, but did we know he was this [...]

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