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Free advice galore for Williamson

Duke freshman sensation Zion Williamson made news Wednesday night in sports when he hurt his knee after his shoe broke down on him 33 seconds into the Duke-North Carolina game. It was the last we saw of him in that game for the night.…

No easy night in Big East

In Big East play Wednesday night, Xavier edged Seton Hall 70-69 at Prudential Center, St. John’s took a 78-59 road loss to Providence and Villanova lost two in a row and three of four by losing to Georgetown 85-73. Seton Hall fans, St.…

Signature win to savor for St. John’s

When we look back at St. John’s success few months from now, there’s no question we will look back at what happened in the second half on Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. When we look back at St. John’s one day being a rival to…

Nonstressful season works for Seton Hall

There have not been much anxiety or finger-biting moments this season when it comes to watching Seton Hall basketball. This sounds so foreign since every Seton Hall game seems like a game of survival by staying afloat in the Big East…

This next stretch defines Mullin’s tenure

If anyone thought St. John’s would cruise all season long, that was unrealistic. The Big East teams are a tad different than the nonconference creampuffs they play every year. St. John’s fans knew it, and even the St. John’s players and…

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…

College football has been waste of time

I had no interest in watching college football this season after the way the NCAA and Ohio State mishandled the situation when it came to a domestic violence incident with the Ohio State assistant football coach. The NCAA and Ohio State…

What point is it to keep Ash?

Rutgers athletic director Pat Hobbs decided to retain beleaguered Rutgers football head coach Chris Ash for next season despite a horrible 1-11 campaign and 7-29 overall in his three forgettable seasons. It shouldn’t surprise anyone…

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…

Siena releases men’s soccer schedule

LOUDONVILLE -- On Monday morning, Siena College released its men's soccer schedule. Highlighting it is the HBU Invitational in Texas to begin the season, as well as 10 regular season conference matchups, five of them coming at home as part…

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…