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Previewing Princeton with Jon Solomon of PrincetonBasketball.com

After we gave our take on the Saints we get more info on the upcoming Saints opponent, the Princeton Tigers, from PrincetonBasketball.com. SienaSaintsBlog: How much has changed/how much has stayed the same under new coach Mitch Henderson? Jon Solomon/Princeton Basketball: The offense looks a touch different but I think that’s more based on personnel than [...]

Previewing Fordham with John Templon of NYC Buckets

We get a scouting report on Fordham with John Templon, who covers hoops for Big Apple Buckets and has had a chance to watch the Rams twice this season. Follow him on twitter @nybuckets. SienaSaintsBlog – What are your thoughts from watching Fordham against Hampton and Manhattan? John Templon/NYC Buckets - Tom Percora is working with a [...]

Q&A: UMass Preview with Matt Vautour of the Daily Hampshire Gazette

Prior to Friday’s Siena contest against UMass – we preview what the Minutemen have to offer with Matt Vautour of Daily Hampshire Gazette. Follow him on Twitter @GazetteUMass. SienaSaintsBlog Any concern about Hofstra transfer Chaz Williams and his rare 10 point-10 turnover double double at East Carolina? He still adjusting to the style of play? Matt Vautour/Daily Hampshire [...]

Q&A: UMass Preview with Ron Chimelis of The Springfield Republican

Prior to Friday’s Siena contest against UMass – we preview what the Minutemen have to offer with Ron Chimelis of The Springfield Republican, based in the same city as the site of the 2012 MAAC Basketball Championships. We also get a preview of what we could expect at the MAAC Basketball Championships come March. SienaSaintsBlog  How [...]

Q&A: Albany Preview with Unranked AE

We chat with Unranked AE (formerly ran Purple and Gold Nation) to get their thoughts on Albany before the Albany Cup game between Siena and UAlbany. Follow Unranked AE on twitter or check out their site on SB Nation.  SienaSaintsBlog What would it mean for Albany to win two-straight Albany Cup’s?  The last time Albany won two straight over [...]

Q&A: The Mount Fan Blog

Ryan Raffensperger of The Mount Fan Blog covers Mount St. Mary’s. They will enter the game against the Saints at 1-1 with a 63-50 win over Hartford on Wednesday night and an opening game loss at Marquette 91-37. SienaSaintsBlog: Will Lamar Trice be in the lineup? How long is his suspension for and what are [...]

Measuring Success in 2011-12

With plenty of roster turnover and the loss of a MAAC Player of the Year, Saints fans might have their expectations set to low. However, Siena Head Coach Mitch Buonaguro said at the Saints’ media day in October that he expects the Saints to have a successful season in 2011-12. “We are expecting to have a very [...]

Q&A: Asher Fusco of Basketball Prospectus

College Basketball Prospectus 2011-12 is due out any moment now, so what better way to get a MAAC preview than to chat with the writer that wrote out the MAAC preview for the book. We check in with Asher Fusco, who you can follow on twitter @AsherFusco.  SienaSaintsBlog: What’s the biggest storyline entering this season [...]

Q&A with Ray Floriani College Chalktalk

We are happy to talk again with Ray Floriani, Senior Writer at College Chalktalk among his many titles and he also covers the MAAC for RushTheCourt and recently previewed the conference. SienaSaintsBlog: Who do you think needs to step up as a significant contributor in 2011-12 for the Saints to contend in the MAAC? Ray Floriani/College [...]

Similarity Score: Rahk Brookins Breakdown

So last year in the beginning of the season we wrote that Brookins is not going to be the next Ronald Moore, despite the willingness for fans to make comparisons between the two. Just because Brookins eventually assumed the gap of Moore’s former spot in the lineup doesn’t necessarily mean they should be compared, maybe even [...]

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