Dwayne  Archbold
Dwayne Archbold

Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Paul Robeson

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200



Nine Inducted Into Siena Hall of Fame

Largest Class Ever to be Inducted

GENERAL...One of the conference's most talented and experienced athletes?A physical guard who has a good outside shot and the ability to penetrate to the basket...Will be looked upon for leadership this season?A versatile player, Archbold can play either the guard or small forward spot...Possesses explosive scoring and rebounding ability...Clutch competitor who has history of big game performances on the road and in Tournament appearances?The lone Saint from the New York metropolitan area?Archbold enters the 2001-2002 season 71 points shy of the 1000-point plateau (929 career points).

2000-01?Second-Team All-MAAC?Led the Saints in scoring (14.9 ppg), rebounding (6.0 rpg) and minutes played (29/game)?One of two players to start all 31 games?Scored in double figures in a team-best 25 contests?Finished ninth among MAAC leading scorers and 12th in rebounding in the league?Shot 47.9% from the floor and 41.0% from three-point range?Posted a Siena-best three double-doubles?Finished second on the squad and 13th in the MAAC in free-throw percentage (72.5%)? Was recognized as the MAAC Player of the Week (2/20)--turning in two 19-point performances in victories at Fairfield and Iona as he connected on 7-8 (88%) three-point field goal attempts...Shot 60% from the floor and collected six rebounds, three assists and three steals as the Saints defeated eventual MAAC Champion Iona (2/18)...Archbold posted six 20+ performances...Against TCU in the Hawaii-Pacific Classic, Archbold established a new career high with 27 points, after connecting on 9-10 shots from the floor and 4-5 three point field goals...Two days later he tallied 25 in Siena's win over Duquesne...For his efforts in Honolulu, Archbold was named to the All-Tournament team...In Siena's win over Fordham (12/23), Archbold again recorded 25 points, and grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds...In Siena's loss at Canisius (1/10), Archbold led all scorers with 22 points, connecting on 12-13 free throws?Archbold reached double figures in each of Siena's nine conference road games...Preseason Third-Team All-MAAC Selection.

1999-00...Appeared in all 33 games, averaging over 20 minutes per contest ...Scored in double figures in nine games...Notched season-high 19 points (17 in first half) on 8-13 shooting (3-6 from three-point range) against Fairfield at Madison Square Garden (1/8)...Connected on 80.2% of free throws...Tallied 15 points (all in the second half) and eight rebounds in Siena's overtime win at Canisius (1/29)...Scored 34 points and grabbed 17 boards in three MAAC Tournament games...Shot 72% from the floor, and scored 14 points in the Saints' home season finale against Fairfield (2/24)...Averaged 7.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game.

1998-99...An All-MAAC Rookie selection after averaging 7.0 points and 2.3 rebounds per game...Appeared in all 27 games...Tabbed as the MAAC's Rookie of the Week for the periods ending December 13 and January 3...Scored in double figures in eight of 31 games, including a career-high 22 points in the first round of the MAAC Tournament against Rider (2/27)...Connected on 7-of-10 shots from the field, including 6-of-7 from outside the arc...Scored 15 points against Niagara (1/2), hitting all six of his shots from the charity stripe...Chipped in 13 points and a career-high four assists against Fairfield (2/1)...Added seven points and a career-best six rebounds at Manhattan (2/6).

IN HIGH SCHOOL...Played his high school ball at Paul Robeson in Brooklyn...Helped lead his team to the New York City Public High School Championship and a 24-5 record his junior year while averaging nine points and five rebounds...As a senior, Archbold netted 17.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game en route to a 17-9 record and an appearance in the New York City Public School semifinals...Was named to the New York Daily News All-Brooklyn Team (public school) and was a Daily News Tri-State All-Star Selection (honorable mention).

Did You Know? Archbold is one of only four players to lead the Saints in both scoring and rebounding in the last 15 years.

The Dwayne Archbold File
Nickname: D
One thing I wish people knew about me but don't is: I have a funny sense of humor.
The person in history I would most like to meet is: Malcolm X, I would like to know what made his mind work the way it did.
The best player I ever played against was: Stephon Marbury
The toughest arena I ever played in was: Madison Square Garden
My greatest moment in sports was: My very first basketball game
The thing I like most about Siena is: The people
If I could have one TV sports announcer call my best play, it would be: Dick Vitale, because I know he would make it sound good.
The thing that impresses me most about Coach Lanier is: His willingness to do whatever it takes to win
When I played basketball a kid, I pretended to be: Dominique Wilkins
My post-school ambition is to: Play in the NBA
My hobbies outside of basketball include: Bowling, video games
My favorite movie is: The Matrix.
My favorite book is: Lion King
My favorite class at Siena is: Business Law
My most memorable moment at Siena so far has been: My freshman year, when we won the MAAC Tournament and advanced to the NCAA?s
The first time I walked into the Pepsi Arena, I thought: Does this place get filled up?
My preseason Team MVP is: Myself.
My preseason Team surprise is: James Clinton

2000-2001 Highs
Points: 27 vs. TCU 11/24/00
Rebounds: 13 vs. Fordham 12/23/00
Assists: 5 two times
Steals: 3 vs. Manhattan 1/25/01
FG Made: 9 three times
3Pt. FG Made: 4 vs. TCU 11/24/00
FT Made: 12 at Canisius 1/10/01

Career Highs
Points: 27 vs. TCU 11/24/00
Rebounds: 13 vs. Fordham 12/23/00
Assists: 5 three times
Steals: 3 five times
FG Made: 9 three times
3Pt. FG Made: 6 vs. Rider 2/27/99
FT Made: 12 at Canisius 1/10/01


year g/gs fg fga fg% 3fg 3fga 3fg% ft fta ft% pts avg reb avg pf/dq ast blk to stl min
98-99 31/0 74 176 .420 27 65 .415 43 65 .662 218 7.0 72 2.3 60/0 42 6 55 24 518
99-00 33/0 75 209 .359 26 79 .329 73 91 .802 249 7.5 113 3.4 70/0 58 2 59 31 666
00-01 31/31 150 313 .479 41 100 .410 121 167 .725 462 14.9 186 6.0 86/2 64 5 57 32 891
Totals 94/31 299 698 .428 94 244 .385 237 323 .734 929 9.9 371 4.0 216/2 164 13 171 87 2075/22