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Siena @ Fairfield to air on ESPN2

ESPN2 has picked up the Siena @ Fairfield matchup on Friday February 25th. The game will tip at 7pm, and is part of ESPN’s Wildcard agreement with the MAAC. Siena lost by 17 to Fairfield earlier in December at the Times Union Center. Recap: Fairfield 72, Siena 55 For more info on tonight’s game, check [...]

BracketBuster Coverage Wrap

Now that BracketBusters has been revealed and the lull of the slow Siena news week is almost at an end. Let’s take a look back at BracketBuster coverage. Matt takes a look, earlier today, at Fran McCaffery’s “coachspeak.” Ken Pomeroy added the games and the predictor says Butler is a favorite. As of Tuesday’s games, [...]

Fran McCaffery Visiting ESPN

Today, Siena Head Coach Fran McCaffery will be visiting Bristol, CT and making the rounds at the Worldwide Leader. Among them include: 11:35am interview on First Take (ESPN2) there’s no replay of First Take today because the Big XII Tournament will be on ESPN2 at 12:30 so this will be the time to catch it. [...]

Saints Repeat; Go Dancing

ALBANY — Siena used a two minute 9-1 run in the second half to punch their ticket to their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. Niagara, who depended on the three point ball to keep them tied with Siena at halftime by sinking 6 of 19, went 3 of 18 from behind the arc in the [...]

Championship Preview

ALBANY — The hype machine only has hours left but we will probably see one of the best championships this conference has ever seen tonight between #1 Siena and #2 Niagara. Niagara defended the three point line really well these past two days, letting their opponents only shoot 11 of 45 (24.4%) from behind the [...]

TV Crew, National Anthem

First off, it’s snowing massive snow flakes in Albany right now. Yesterday, during the begining of the Niagara game, Fran and his wife sat with Sean McDonough and spoke for at least twenty minutes. I can only project that it’s going to be Jay Bilas, Bill Raftery and Sean doing tonight’s call on ESPN2. I [...]

MAAC Tournament on TV

For all those planning to use their remote to attend the 2009 MAAC Basketball Championships. Make sure to have the remote control ready. First off, TV starts on the semifinal games of the Women’s side Saturday morning. They will be hard at work all day on TV! Also if people want to know where MSG2 [...]

Bracket Busters Notes

John Gasaway at Basketball Prospectus previews the Bracket Busters (also on ESPN.com): Northern Iowa (18-9) vs. Siena (21-6) ESPN2, 3:00 PM ET, Saturday For five weeks Northern Iowa was a huge surprise in the Missouri Valley-maybe even “the Drake of 2009.” Since then, however, the Panthers have lost three of their last four, as coach [...]

Siena Clinches MAAC Title

Saints fans can thank Rider’s Harris Mansell, who hit the winning 3 point shot with :06 on the clock to top Niagara 90-87 at home. Siena now has a three game lead over second place Niagara, giving Siena the MAAC Regular Season Title for 2008-09. Siena is now officially the number 1 seed in the [...]

ESPN TV, Kansas

Last night, #16 Kansas was defeated by bordering state and Big 12 rival #19 Missouri in a thriller. Kansas fell apart in the last four minutes of play, committing unforced turnovers and allowing Missouri to hang around before they closed the game with a 11-2 run. A game that featured three jump balls in the [...]

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