Siena guard, eading scorer Clareth to transfer

Siena Saints guard Nico Clareth, the team's leading scorer, has decided to transfer after completing the academic year.
January 10, 2018

Iona beats Siena 87-86 in OT for MAAC title, NCAA berth

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Jordan Washington had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Iona held off Siena 87-86 in overtime on Monday night to win the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title and earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament. Despite playing with four fouls, Washington scored six points in the tense extra period, hitting a tough scoop shot and four free throws. Marquis Wright hit a 3 at...
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March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Siena rallies to beat Iona 81-79 behind Ogunyemi

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) Javion Ogunyemi scored 17 points, Marquis Wright added 16 and a go-ahead free throw with 13 seconds left, and Siena rallied from 13 points down to beat Iona 81-79 on Tuesday night, ending the Gaels' six-game win streak. Wright made two from the line to put Siena ahead for good 80-79 and Ahsante Shivers iced it with a free throw before Rickey McGill missed...
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February 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Bisping has 17 and 13 to help Siena turn back Bucknell 71-68

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) Brett Bisping had 17 points and 13 rebounds and Siena pulled out a 71-68 win over Bucknell on Saturday. Nico Clareth, who had 16 points for the Saints, broke a tie with three free throws with 56.9 seconds left after he was fouled on a desperation 3-point attempt as the shot clock expired. After a Bucknell miss, Marquis Wright drove into the lane late in...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure regains Franciscan Cup by beating Siena

SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) Jaylen Adams scored 27 points, Matt Mobley had 20 points and eight rebounds, and St. Bonaventure beat Siena 81-74 on Wednesday night to regain the Franciscan Cup. The Bonnies hadn't captured the Cup in the annual game since 2013. Brett Bisping had a putback to pull Siena within 74-73 with 45 seconds left. But St. Bonaventure extended its lead to four...
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November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Wright, Bisping combine for 54 points; Siena beats Cornell

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Marquis Wright tied a career-high with 31 points, Brett Bisping had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and Siena beat Cornell 89-78 on Sunday. Wright was 9 of 18 from the field, including 4 of 8 from distance, and made all but two of his 11 free-throw attempts for his second career 30-plus-point game. Bisping was 8-of-11 shooting and made all three of his 3-pointers...
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November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Clareth helps Siena claim 20th win, No. 3 seed in 80-65 win

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Nico Clareth scored 20 of his 24 points in the first half when Siena built an 18-point lead and cruised to its 20th win, an 80-65 victory over Quinnipiac on Sunday in a regular-season finale. The Saints (20-11, 13-7) clinched the No. 3 seed for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament, snapping a two-game losing streak. Saturday, Siena will play the...
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February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Bisping leads Siena past Rider 84-64, scores 1,000 career

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) Brett Bisping, a junior, scored 24 points - breaking past 1,000 career points - and grabbed 18 rebounds as Siena walloped Rider 84-64 to win for the eighth time in its last 10 games as it fights to stay with conference leaders. Bisping needed five points to reach 1,000 career, and did it with a free throw at 12:22 of the first half. He made 10 of 16 field...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Robinson scores 36, Monmouth beats Siena, 93-87

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Justin Robinson scored a career-best 36 points to help Monmouth beat Siena 93-87 and sweep the season series with the Saints on Monday night. Robinson hit four 3-pointers on the night and made all 12 of his free throws. Siena had entered with an opportunity to tie Monmouth for first place in the MAAC standings, but instead the Saints fell to third, two games...
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February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Siena beats Niagara 82-70 for 7th straight win in series

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) Nico Clareth scored a career-high 24 points, Brett Bisping had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and Siena beat Niagara 82-70 Tuesday night for the Saints' seventh straight win in the series. Matt Scott scored eight straight points to pull Niagara to 60-54 with just under eight minutes left. He scored 13 of his team's first 22 points of the second half. But Bisping...
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January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Siena rides Bisping, Ogunyemi to 64-52 win over Quinnipiac

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) Brett Bisping scored a jumpshot and a dunk on consecutive possessions and Javion Ogunyemi blocked a career-best eight shots as Siena broke away late in the game to defeat Quinnipiac 64-52 Friday night. Siena (11-6, 4-2 Metro Atlantic) blocked 13 shots, snared 52 rebounds and held Quinnipiac to 26-percent shooting. The Saints were led by 18 points from Bisping...
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January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Siena's Ogunyemi won't have to sit out after transfers

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) The unusual saga of Siena forward Javion Ogunyemi was settled Friday, the school ruling he can play this season and not have to sit out as a transfer. Ogunyemi played for Siena in each of the last two seasons and transferred to Boston University last spring. Citing family reasons and the death of a close relative, the native of Troy, New York - only a few...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA grants Siena F Ogunyemi immediate eligibility

Siena Saints forward Javion Ogunyemi has been granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA in his return to the program, per Raphielle Johnson of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk. The junior from Troy, New York, just across the river from Siena’s campus in the Albany suburb of Loudonville, originally planned to transfer to Boston University after averaging 9.3 points and 4.8 rebounds...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Fordham Defeats Siena 69-67 in a Thriller at Rose HIll

Tom Pecora Gets a Must Needed Win Tonight/nypost.comby Josh Adams @NCAAHoopsDigest After losses to UMass-Lowell and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore last week, it looked like another lost season for Coach Tom Pecora and the Fordham Rams. Compound that with Fordham Center Ryan Canty's medical redshirt and sophomore Jon Severe taking a indefinite leave of absence from the...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Siena beats Fresno State 81-68 to win CBI title

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) Tournament MVP Brett Bisping had 20 points and nine rebounds, and Siena cruised past Fresno State 81-68 in the decisive Game 3 of the College Basketball Invitational championship series Saturday.
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Albany (NY) 69, Siena 56

Jacob Iati scored eight of his 13 points in a span of 1 minute, 48 seconds in the second half and Albany went on to defeat crosstown rival Siena 69-56 in a nonconference game Saturday night. Iati's two 3-pointers and a layup gave the Great Danes (6-2) a 46-36 lead with 14 minutes left and the Saints (2-6) got no closer than seven points the rest of the way. Rob Poole did his best...
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December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL thwarts Siena’s plans to show Giants game

The Siena Saints have a MAAC conference showdown against the Niagara Purple Eagles scheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m. Siena and Niagara are both in the state of New York, which means their fanbases have a lot of overlap with that of the New York Giants, which means that sports fans in the area had a choice to make: Go see the Saints, or stay home and watch the Giants. So the Saints,...
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January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Friday brings some sense of normalcy

After a wild and wacky opening day, things settled down quite a bit on Friday, with the higher seeds winning 13 of 16 games. The only upsets — #10-seeded Georgia Tech and Missouri, and #12-seed Cornell — didn’t seem like upsets at all. Georgia Tech and MIZZOU were both “live dogs,” while that Temple/Cornell matchup was hyped as an upset special as soon as the bracket was announced...
Via The Scores Report
March 20, 2010  |  Discuss

Welcome to The Dance, Siena Saints

Chances are you know Siena. It's now the third straight season the Saints will be playing in the NCAAs, and they've won their first-round game the past two seasons. A lot of people are down on Siena this year despite the fact the group returns the entire core that's won two tournament games in as many years. If you want to get on the Saints' bandwagon again this year (no team was...
Via The Dagger
March 09, 2010  |  Discuss
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