Category: Oklahoma State

Big Night In Hoops

Siena’s Bracketbuster opponent, Northern Iowa, lost at home tonight to Drake 47-46. This is their second loss in a row. Both teams shot under 39% from the floor and committed a total of 37 turnovers between the two teams. The loss tonight for UNI puts them in a tie for 1st the Missouri Valley Conference, [...]

Mid Major Rankings

Siena will jump George Mason and Illinois State when the new Mid Major Rankings come out on Monday. Both teams lost at least one game this week. Here’s how I see it shaping up tomorrow… Rank Team Record Last Week 1. #16^ Butler 18-1 (9-0) 1 2. #22^ St.Mary’s 18-1 (5-0) 2 3. #23^ Gonzaga [...]

ESPN Insider: Siena

Mike Hume at Insider mentioned the Saints briefly in his column Tuesday, Take Siena, a tournament team that knocked off Vanderbilt last year and returned all its starters. The Saints couldn’t snag a win against Tennessee nor Oklahoma State nor even Wichita State at the Old Spice Classic. They also lost at Pittsburgh and [...]

Whelliston Weighs In’s Kyle Whelliston had this to say about Siena’s season thus far: Another round of 32 squad that has underachieved is the Saints, who have lived under the mid-major microscope after their crushing 13-over-4 victory over Vanderbilt (in the same Tampa pod that produced the San Diego shocker). A virtually intact team simply hasn’t been [...]

Team Update: Sunday

An appropriate 7:00 wake-up call began our last day in Orlando. After a brief breakfast and meeting the team met at the vans to drive over to the Milk House at about 8:30. The usual stretch and warm up, and our fifth game of the year had begun. The first ten minutes of the game [...]

Recap: Siena vs. Oklahoma State

The Saints were defeated by the Oklahoma State Cowboys 77-68 Sunday morning at the Milk House in Orlando. This gives Siena 8th place in the Old Spice Classic; the first MAAC team ever to go 0-3 in the Old Spice. This game really came down to free throws, OSU made all 6 of their one [...]

Info: Oklahoma State

Spartans Weblog summarized Oklahoma State: 2007-08 record: 17-16 (7-9 in the Big 12) 2007-08 tempo-free strength: Creating turnovers; the Cowboys ranked 32nd in the nation in defensive TO% at 24.0% 2007-08 tempo-free weakness: Giving up points at the line; Oklahoma State’s opponents put up a free throw rate of 44.1 (308th in the nation for [...]

Team Update: Friday

The trend of our trip continued on day four with another wake up call at 7:30. The team met at 8:00 for breakfast and a short meeting about Wichita State. We departed the Coronado Springs at 8:30 for the Milk House. This would give the guys enough time to get taped and stretch before they [...]