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Recap: Siena 83, Rider 79

The Siena Saints (8-8, 3-3) defeated the Rider Broncs (6-12, 3-3) by a final of 80-75 on Thursday night at the Times Union Center. This was Siena’s third straight win after losing 7 of 8. The Saints got ahead early by just dominating in the paint and putting together three runs of 9-0, 11-0, 8-0 [...]

Q&A: Raphielle Johnson of CollegeHoops.net

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’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 [...]

The Point After: Rider

Siena’s shooting has dropped off the charts just like the frigid temperatures in the Northeast.   The Saints have reached the halfway point of the MAAC slate sitting in 6th place and below .500 (4-5).   Ironically enough if the conference tournament started today they would be squaring off against Rider in a quarterfinal matchup. [...]

The Point After: Siena 73, Rider 60

Updated 7:42pm… Down five on the road, in the hostile “Zoo”, staring 1-4 in the face, what do you say to your team as a coach heading into the locker room? How is this team going to respond in the face of adversity? Quite resoundingly, with a 20-1 run in the 2nd half. That put [...]

Recap: Siena 73, Rider 60

From SienaSaints.com… The Siena men’s basketball team had its Thanksgiving meal in a Princeton hotel yesterday, and then head coach Mitch Buonaguro treated the team to a movie. The player’s pick? Unstoppable. For the final 20 minutes Friday, the Saints were just that, using a swarming defense and a dynamic and diverse offense to storm [...]

Rider: Ben Doody – The Trentonian

Ben Doody, normally busy as Assistant Sports Editor for The Trentonian, to talk MAAC hoops with us and preview Friday night’s match up between the Saints and Broncs. Follow him on twitter @bendoody and his hoops coverage at The Full Court Press blog on The Trentonian site. We break down the Saints and Broncs who [...]

The Big Three: Memorable Moments

As we say goodbye to the “Big Three” senior class, and now Coach McCaffery, here is a look back at all the big games Alex Franklin, Edwin Ubiles, and Ronald Moore were involved in during their four year career at Siena. 2006-2007 Season Siena beats UAlbany in double overtime 76-75. Ubiles scores 20 points after [...]

Franklin’s Free Throws

The details always grow more important in postseason play, and one crucial detail that shouldn’t be overlooked is the recent foul shooting of Alex Franklin. Franklin is by far the most fouled person on the team with 225 attempts so far this season, which is already a career high for the senior. His 66.2% from [...]

Recap: Siena 72, Rider 62

ALBANY — Siena went on an inspired run to pull away from the Rider Broncs 72-62, Sunday afternoon at the Times Union Center. Siena has advanced to Monday night’s MAAC Tournament Championship for the fourth consecutive year. Clarence Jackson, who shot just 2-15 in the Quarterfinal game, came alive in the second half with a [...]

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