College Basketball

Joly: Pickett has makings to be a star

ALBANY -- After a 25-point home loss to College of Charleston on Tuesday night, it was clear during the postgame press conference that Jalen Pickett was disappointed. He did not have a bad night, scoring nine points on 3-9 shooting and had…

Siena falls to Colgate at home

ALBANY, NY – Siena Basketball shot 53% from the field, but Colgate connected at a 55% clip including 11-23 from three to edge the Saints 84-79 at the Times Union Center. Freshman Jalen Pickett continued to dazzle the home crowd in…

A chat with UNC basketball’s Nassir Little

Nassir Little is one of the top NBA prospects in a loaded 2019 Draft Class that will feature Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett, and others. Before he set off for the University of North Carolina, I talked to him about his busy senior year, his…

MAAC reveals men’s basketball schedule

On Wednesday morning, the MAAC announced the schedule for the 2018-19 men’s basketball season. This year, Siena will play 18 games against in-conference opponents, nine of them at the Times Union Center in Albany, putting them with 13 home…

Joe Girard III cuts college list to six

Glens Falls basketball star Joe Girard III announced Saturday night that he had cut his college decision list to six schools, after receiving nearly 30 Division I offers. He announced on his Twitter account that he had cut his list…

Kadeem Smithen to return to Siena

LOUDONVILLE -- Siena confirmed Tuesday afternoon that redshirt senior Kadeem Smithen would return to the program for his final year of eligibility. It was speculated towards the end of the season that Smithen would spend a year as a…

Siena to play in 2018 Hoop Hall Tournament

LOUDONVILLE -- Siena basketball announced Tuesday that they have been selected to play in the 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament, one of eight teams nationwide selected. The game will include the first game of the…

Jimmy Patsos announces resignation from Siena

LOUDONVILLE -- Jimmy Patsos, the men's basketball coach at Siena College, announced his resignation on Friday after five seasons at the helm. This is an unsurprising decision, as he was accused of verbally abusing a team manager that is…