2009–10 Siena Saints men's basketball team

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2009–10 Siena Saints men's basketball
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MAAC Regular Season and Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
2009–10 record 27–7 (17–1 MAAC)
Head coach Fran McCaffery
Assistant coach Mitch Buonaguro
Assistant coach Andrew Francis
Assistant coach Adam Chaskin
Home arena Times Union Center
Seasons
2009–10 MAAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Siena 17 1   .944     27 7   .794
Fairfield 13 5   .722     23 11   .676
Iona 12 6   .667     21 10   .677
Saint Peter's 11 7   .611     16 14   .533
Rider 9 9   .500     17 16   .515
Niagara 9 9   .500     18 15   .545
Canisius 8 10   .444     15 17   .469
Loyola 6 12   .333     13 17   .433
Manhattan 4 14   .222     11 20   .355
Marist 1 17   .056     1 29   .033
2010 MAAC Tournament winner
As of March 22, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Siena Saints men's basketball team represented Siena College in the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was head coach Fran McCaffery's fifth season at Siena. The Saints competed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and played their home games at Times Union Center. They finished the season 27–7, 17–1 in MAAC play to capture the regular season championship. They also won the 2010 MAAC Men's Basketball Tournament for the third consecutive year to earn the conference's automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. They earned a 13 seed in the South Region where they lost to 4 seed and AP #10 Purdue in the first round.

Preseason[edit]

In the MAAC preseason poll, released October 27 in Edison, NJ, Siena was predicted to finish first in the MAAC.[1]

Roster[edit]

Source[2]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
0 Conner Fenlon 6'0" 157 G So. Tampa, FL, U.S. Tampa Prep
1 O. D. Anosike 6'7" 217 F Fr. Staten Island, NY, U.S. St. Peter's Boys HS
2 Denzel Yard 5'11" 166 G Fr. Philadelphia, PA, U.S. Franklin Learning Center
3 Kyle Downey 6'2" 203 G So. Fairport, NY, U.S. Fairport
4 Just-in'love Smith 5'11" 190 G Sr. East Greenbush, NY, U.S. Columbia HS
5 Kyle Griffin 6'3" 198 G So. Allentown, PA, U.S. Germantown Academy
La Salle
13 Clarence Jackson 6'3" 185 G Jr. Marlton, NJ, U.S. Cherokee
21 Davis Martens 6'9" 220 F Fr. Cologne, Germany The Patterson School
22 Ryan Rossiter 6'9" 234 F Jr. Staten Island, NY, U.S. Monsignor Farrell HS
23 Edwin Ubiles 6'6" 204 G
F
Sr. Poughkeepsie, NY, U.S. St. Thomas More HS
25 Ronald Moore 6'0" 156 G Sr. Conshohocken, PA, U.S. Plymouth-Whitemarsh HS
31 Owen Wignot 6'5" 210 F So. Wilkes-Barre, PA, U.S. Holy Redeemer HS
32 Jonathan Breeden 5'11" 163 G Fr. Harrisburg, PA, U.S. Central Dauphin East HS
42 Alex Franklin 6'5" 226 F Sr. Reading, PA, U.S. Central Catholic HS
43 Steven Priestley 6'5" 241 F Jr. Baldwin, NY, U.S. Uniondale HS
Brandon Walters 6'5" 226 C Jr. Brooklyn, NY, U.S. Abraham Lincoln HS
Seton Hall University

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Year at Siena Alma Mater (Year)
Fran McCaffery Head Coach 5th Pennsylvania (1982)
Mitch Buonaguro Assistant Coach 5th Boston College (1975)
Andrew Francis Assistant Coach 3rd LIU-Southampton (1998)
Adam Chaskin Assistant Coach 5th Michigan (1992)
Cory Magee Student Assistant Coach 1st Siena (2010)
David Matturro Director of Basketball Operations 2nd St. John Fisher (2006)

Schedule and results[edit]

Siena guard Ronald Moore dribbles toward the basket in a game against Loyola in January 2010.[3][4]

Source[5]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/13/2009*
8:00pm
at Tennessee State W 85–69  1–0
Gentry Center (2,139)
Nashville, TN
11/17/2009*
12:00pm, ESPN
Northeastern W 59–53  2–0
Times Union Center (6,445)
Albany, NY
11/21/2009*
7:00pm
at Temple
Philly Hoop Group Classic
L 73–69  2–1
Liacouras Center (6,759)
Philadelphia, PA
11/24/2009*
7:00pm
Delaware
Philly Hoop Group Classic
W 90–56  3–1
Times Union Center (7,437)
Albany, NY
11/27/2009*
5:30pm
vs. St. John's
Philly Hoop Group Classic
L 77–68  3–2
The Palestra (NA)
Philadelphia, PA
11/28/2009*
4:00pm
vs. Brown
Philly Hoop Group Classic
W 99–79  4–2
The Palestra (NA)
Philadelphia, PA
12/2/2009*
7:00pm
at Georgia Tech L 74–61  4–3
Alexander Memorial Coliseum (6,898)
Atlanta, GA
12/5/2009*
7:30pm
Albany W 83–54  5–3
Times Union Center (12,960)
Albany, NY
12/7/2009
7:30pm
at Iona W 73–60  6–3 (1–0)
Hynes Center (2,130)
New Rochelle, NY
12/12/2009*
8:05pm
at Northern Iowa L 82–65  6–4
McLeod Center (5,096)
Cedar Falls, IA
12/23/2009
7:00pm
Rider W 84–62  7–4 (2–0)
Times Union Center (6,672)
Albany, NY
12/29/2009*
7:00pm
Saint Joseph's W 92–75  8–4
Times Union Center (7,998)
Albany, NY
12/31/2009
4:00pm
Saint Peter's W 64–53  9–4 (3–0)
Times Union Center (6,081)
Albany, NY
1/2/2010*
7:00pm
Mount St. Mary's W 79–76 OT 10–4
Times Union Center (6,516)
Albany, NY
1/4/2010
7:00pm
at Loyola W 76–56  11–4 (4–0)
Reitz Arena (852)
Baltimore, MD
1/9/2010
1:00pm
Niagara W 83–65  12–4 (5–0)
Times Union Center (8,065)
Albany, NY
1/11/2010
7:00pm, TW3
Canisius W 82–70  13–4 (6–0)
Times Union Center (5,889)
Albany, NY
1/16/2010
4:00pm, TW3
at Fairfield W 81–73  14–4 (7–0)
Arena at Harbor Yard (3,384)
Bridgeport, CT
1/18/2010
7:00pm
Manhattan W 83–68  15–4 (8–0)
Times Union Center (7,632)
Albany, NY
1/21/2010
7:00pm, TW3
Loyola W 67–61  16–4 (9–0)
Times Union Center (6,653)
Albany, NY
1/24/2010
2:00pm
at Manhattan W 66–58  17–4 (10–0)
Draddy Gymnasium (1,452)
Riverdale, NY
1/28/2010
7:00pm
at Saint Peter's W 66–58  18–4 (11–0)
Yanitelli Center (1,609)
Jersey City, NJ
1/30/2010
4:00pm, MSG
at Marist W 79–60  19–4 (12–0)
McCann Field House (2,858)
Poughkeepsie, NY
2/5/2010
7:00pm, TW1
Iona W 88–68  20–4 (13–0)
Times Union Center (8,065)
Albany, NY
2/8/2010
7:00pm, MSG
Fairfield W 69–67  21–4 (14–0)
Times Union Center (7,184)
Albany, NY
2/12/2010
7:00pm, ESPN2
at Niagara L 87–74  21–5 (14–1)
Gallagher Center (2,310)
Lewiston, NY
2/14/2010
7:00pm, TW3
at Canisius W 74–57  22–5 (15–1)
Koessler Athletic Center (1,504)
Buffalo, NY
2/20/2010*
11:00am, ESPN2
at No. 18 Butler
ESPN Bracket Busters
L 70–53  22–6
Hinkle Fieldhouse (9,111)
Indianapolis, IN
2/26/2010
7:00pm, ESPNU
at Rider W 80–54  23–6 (16–1)
Alumni Gymnasium (1,650)
Lawrenceville, NJ
2/28/2010
4:00pm, TW3
at Marist W 76–51  24–6 (17–1)
Times Union Center (8,065)
Albany, NY
2010 MAAC Men's Basketball Tournament
3/6/2010
5:25pm, MSG
Manhattan
Quarterfinals
W 78–61  25–6
Times Union Center (8,914)
Albany, NY
3/7/2010
4:00pm, MSG
Rider
Semifinals
W 72–62  26–6
Times Union Center (8,250)
Albany, NY
3/8/2010
7:00pm, ESPN2
Fairfield
Finals
W 72–65 OT 27–6
Times Union Center (10,679)
Albany, NY
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
3/19/2010*
2:30pm, CBS
vs. No. 10 Purdue
First Round
L 72–64  27–7
Spokane Arena (10,899)
Spokane, WA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.maacsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=17400&ATCLID=204821505
  2. ^ http://sienasaints.cstv.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/sien-m-baskbl-mtt.html
  3. ^ "2009–2010 Siena Saints Yearbook". Siena College. 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-22. 
  4. ^ McGuire, Mark (2010-01-22). "Streaking Siena". Times Union (Albany). Hearst Newspapers. p. B1. Archived from the original on 2012-07-11. Retrieved 2010-06-22. 
  5. ^ "2009-10 Schedule". Archived from the original on 7 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-18.