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Recap: Niagara 87, Siena 74

Siena snaps their school record and nation’s longest 15-game winning streak falling 87-74 at Niagara for their first MAAC loss since Feburary 27, 2009. Siena’s loss snaps a 15 game win streak and gives the Saints their first loss of 2010, their last loss was December 12, 2009 at Northern Iowa. This year, four of [...]

Recap: Siena 83, Niagara 65

The Saints (12-4, 5-0) improve their winning streak to six games after defeating the Niagara Purple Eagles (10-7,3-2) 83-65. Siena also extended their winning streak in the Times Union Center to 29 games. Siena jumped out early to a 7-0 lead, only to allow Niagara answer with seven straight points of their own. Edwin Ubiles [...]

Niagara: Post Game Press Conference

Here are quotes from the press conference following Siena’s win over the Niagara Purple Eagles 83-65. Fran McCaffery: I thought the key to the game was how we defended in the second half of the game…We were plus 11 rebounding in the second half. We did a much better job covering up on rebounding the [...]

Preview: Siena vs. Niagara

The top two teams in the MAAC will square off Saturday afternoon at 1pm in the Times Union Center as the Siena Saints (11-4, 4-0) host the Niagara Purple Eagles (10-6, 3-1) in what has become the conference’s biggest rivalry.  The Saints will try to extend their 28 game home winning streak in what will [...]

Around the MAAC

Before Rider squares off with Rutgers tonight, it’s time for our weekly review of the games, MAAC story lines and what’s to come… All stats are calculated rankings prior to Monday’s games. Iona Makes a Statement in Providence The Iona Gaels, with a few near misses in Orlando, came out with a statement win at [...]

One on One: Steve Amedio

Keepin’ Track of the MAAC: Part Two The MAAC’s official blogger, Steve Amedio combines his 20 years of experience covering Siena and the MAAC at his site: Keepin’ Track of the MAAC. He’s witnessed college basketball games at over 130 different venues and wrote the MAAC Preview in The Sporting News. In our second part we [...]

Around the MAAC: Conference Play Begins

Conference play has started, so now it is time to look at the key storylines and see who has impressed and who has not this season. We’ll know more about where teams fit in the MAAC after today’s games. Marist Keeps Struggling & Ticket-Gate? Marist had more turnovers (9) than field goals (7) in the [...]

Around the MAAC: Pre-Thanksgiving

Right before you dig into some turkey, let’s dig into some MAAC results over the past few days. Iona plays Florida State on Thanksgiving night in Orlando (9pm on ESPNU). MAAC Monday: Mon-defeated Fairfield 72, American 56. Fairfield turned a two-point halftime deficit into a big win by shooting a 72.2% effective FG% in the [...]

Around the MAAC: Midweek Update

Monday Rider opened up their home schedule with an 11-0 run to start and would not surrender the lead in a 15 point win over Lehigh. Rider shot 48.4% for the game which included an absurd 16 of 29 from three point range (55.2%). Novar Gadson led the Broncs with 20 points, Ryan Thompson (7/13, [...]

Around the MAAC: Season Debuts

We’ve got a lot to cover, so let’s start with 9 out of 10 debuts and go from there. Canisius will debut at Loyola of Illinois on Tuesday night. With a lot of non-conference games, the chances this will be a bi-weekly update are high but let’s get through the first two days of MAAC [...]

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