Category: Tournaments

Q&A with MAAC Commissioner Rich Ensor

We catch up again with MAAC Commissioner Rich Ensor and get his evaluation of the first MAAC Basketball Championships in Springfield, get some insight on what may be a tweaked tournament format in the future, as well as conference realignment thoughts and the MAAC’s expanded commitment with ESPN3 which includes a unique presentation of the preseason awards…

Q&A: MAAC Commissioner Rich Ensor – Part II

In part two of our interview with MAAC Commissioner Rich Ensor (follow him on twitter @MAACCommish), we get Ensor’s thoughts on the MAAC hosting events as well as his thoughts on conference expansion. (If you missed it, here’s part one). SienaSaintsBlog: The MAAC hosts events such as the Hall of Fame showcase in Springfield and the [...]

Q&A: MAAC Commissioner Rich Ensor Part I

About one week from now, the MAAC Men’s Championship game will be played for the first time at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, MA. We were honored to have a chance to get to talk to MAAC Commissioner Rich Ensor (follow him on twitter @MAACCommish), the third commissioner of the conference and has been [...]

Recap: Niagara 58, Siena 54

The Siena Saints (10-14, 5-9) mounted a comeback against the Niagara Purple Eagles (10-16, 5-9) in the second half with some stellar defense, but couldn’t come away with the victory as they lost in a tight game in the final minutes. The Saints have yet to win a conference road game this season. At 5-9, [...]

Q&A: Siena’s Tyler Simms

Tyler Simms is the Director of Basketball Operations for the Siena Saints; he spared a few minutes to update us on what it’s like getting adjusted to a new program and a new position at Siena. Simms graduated from Trinity College in 2008, where he was a Captain of the basketball team that won the [...]

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

Siena’s New Premium Seats

The Siena Athletics program is going to spice up the old 2 hour college basketball game. They announced a new Premium Seating Program (PSP). First off, why would you start a marketing campaign around a new seat section that sounds so similar to the ever popular Giants/Jets PSLs? Here’s a stellar speechless promotional video that [...]

On Campus Reaction

“I looked down and I couldn’t believe they had uniformed cops at all the entry points. I just thought, ‘wow…they really don’t want us to storm the court.’ I mean cops? Is that really necessary?” Siena senior Kevin Risolo on the increased security for the MAAC championship game. That was the general reaction from students [...]

Recap: Siena 78, Manhattan 61

ALBANY — Siena rebounded from a sluggish start to beat the Jaspers 78-61 Saturday night in their MAAC Quarterfinal game. The Saints went on a 15-1 run in the middle of the second half to take what was a close game and turn it into a solid win. Ryan Rossiter struggled but made all six [...]

3rd Team All MAAC: Clarence Jackson

Clarence Jackson made the third team All-MAAC on Monday. Catch some of his best plays on SienaSaintsBlog Video.

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