MAAC 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…

No more magic for St. Peter’s

ALBANY -- The St. Peter's men's basketball team dominated the hardwood at Times Union Center for more than 36 minutes of Sunday's MAAC Tournament semifinal matchup against No. 4 Iona, but in the end, it wasn't enough to get past the…

Danes get CIT bid, extend season

ALBANY, NY -- The UAlbany men's basketball team's season is not over yet, despite not receiving a bid to the NCAA tournament. The Danes (21-13,10-6 AE) captured their third straight 20+ win season but fell short in the…

Four Saints Earn All-MAAC Acclaim

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. – Siena Men’s Basketball red-shirt senior forward Brett Bisping and senior guard Marquis Wright have been named Second Team All-MAAC selections, as voted upon by the league’s 11 head coaches. On the women’s side, sophomore…

Siena men’s basketball powers past Quinnipiac

HAMDEN, CT – Senior swing Lavon Long poured in his third double-double of the season with 26 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to lead Siena Basketball to a 84-75 triumph over Quinnipiac at the TD Bank Sports Center. Classmate Javion…

Saints dispatch Manhattan in Riverdale

RIVERDALE, NY – Red-shirt senior forward Brett Bisping poured in a season-high 24 points and added nine rebounds to lead Siena Basketball past Manhattan 81-68 at Draddy Gymnasium. Senior guard Marquis Wright scored 18 points for the surging…

Lady Saints stun Marist In Poughkeepsie

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY - With 19 seconds on the clock Jackie Benitez made a layup to give Siena Women’s Basketball a 69-68 win over Marist which is their first win in Poughkeepsie since Dec. 3, 2004. Siena now has back-to-back victories over the…

Rider stuns lady Saints in final seconds

https://youtu.be/B8xSgBEV9ig Loudonville, NY -- Rider reeled off a 9-2 run over the final 28 seconds, capped by Stella Johnson’s game-winning steal and score with just four seconds remaining as the Broncs came back to shock Siena women’s…

Saints come up short at Niagara

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NY – Niagara juniors Kahlil Dukes and Matt Scott poured in 22 points apiece to lead the Purple Eagles past Siena Basketball 71-66 at the Gallagher Center. Red-shirt senior forward Brett Bisping scored 17 of his 21…

Canisius holds off Siena in Buffalo

Buffalo, NY – Sophomore Evan Fisher and classmate Nico Clareth’s looks at potential game-tying threes in the final five seconds were off the mark as Canisius fended off Siena Basketball 82-79 at the Koessler Athletic Center. Senior forward…

2016-17 MAAC Season Preview

It's been awhile since we talked some MAAC basketball. It took forever, but we are finally ready to start a new college basketball season. Before we jump into things, here is a quick look at the preseason poll: 1. Monmouth 2. Siena 3.…