Saints Look to Close Regular Season on Four-Game Win Streak
GENERAL: Finished his career third on the school's all-time scoring charts with 1,939 career points and sixth in scoring average (14.8 ppg)...Ended second in field goals (787), 22nd in 3-pointers (103), 23rd in free throws (262), 14th in rebounding (560), 13th in assists (273), 10th in blocks (95) and ninth in steals (157)...Shot 50% from the field for his career...One of 22 seniors invited to participate in the Reeses All Star Game Final Four Weekend in Indianapolis...The most athletic player in the MAAC...Explosive, extremely skilled, multi-position talent...Plays above the rim...Long, lean and bouncy...Can score in a variety of ways...Creative with and without the basketball...Electrifies fans with rim-rocking dunks and lightning-quick first step...Equally effective on the perimeter and off the dribble...Has shown continued improvement in consistency, defense and shooting...Legitimate conference Player of the Year candidate...During summer of 2009 participated in both the Lebron James and Paul Pierce Skills Camps.
2009-10: First Team NABC District 1 selection...Second Team All-MAAC selection...MAAC All-Tournament Team pick...Scored game-high 27 points in MAAC Championship win over Fairfield (3/8)...Tallied 18 points in NCAA Tournament loss to Purdue (3/19)...Finished eighth in the MAAC in scoring (15.3 ppg) and fourth in field goal percentage (.472)...Named MAAC Player of the Week (1/11) after averaging 23.5 points and shooting 61% from the field in home wins over Loyola and Niagara...Led the MAAC shooting 52.4% from 3-point range in conference games...Ranked second in conference-only games in scoring (17.4) and third in field goal percentage (52%)...Greatly improved his foul shooting, connecting on 76% from the line over the last 18 games after shooting just 46.2% from the charity stripe over his first 10 games of the season...Second on the team with 67 assists (2.23/game)...Scored 21 points in each of final two games of the regular-season, shooting 60% from the field, while also connecting on 5-for-7 from 3-point range...Scored 20 or more points 10 times...Missed four games due to injury.
2008-09: First Team All-District 1 NABC...First Team All-MAAC selection...Preseason First Team All-MAAC selection...Ranked in the top-10 in the MAAC in scoring (15.0), field goal% (.493), blocks (34), steals (52) and minutes played (33.5)...Led team in rebounding eight times...Led team in field goals made (208)...Scored 1,000th career point vs. Oklahoma State (11/30)...Moved into eighth place on Siena's all-time scoring list with 1,480 points...Led the team in scoring with 15.0 points per game... Reached double digit scoring 28 times...MAAC Player of the Week (12/8)...Led team in scoring 12 times including both NCAA Tournament games...Scored a season-high 24 points against top-seeded Louisville in the NCAA Tournament Second Round (3/22)...Recorded a double-double (22 points, 11 rebounds) in win over Fairfield (1/1)... Hit game-winning shot with 4.2 seconds remaining to beat Iona (1/26)... Made game tying layup with seven seconds left to force overtime vs. Marist (1/15)...Shot 71% from the free throw line at home.
2007-08: Preseason and Postseason First Team All-MAAC selection...Named to MAAC All-Tournament Team...NABC District 2 Second Team honoree...CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major All-American...MAAC Player of the Week (12/24)...Led the team and finished fourth in the league with 17 points per game...Second on squad with 4.4 rebounds per game...Registered 1.7 assists per game...Averaged 25.4 points per game in the last five games of the regular season...Scored double figures in 33 of the team's 34 games...Scored 20 points or more 11 times...Led team in scoring nine times...Led team with 33 blocks and 33.2 minutes per game...Shutdown SEC Player of the Year Shan Foster in Saints' NCAA 21-point win over Vanderbilt (3/21)...Finished second on the team in 3-point shooting (34-81, 42%)... Scored career-high 37 points in overtime loss against Loyola (2/16) - the most by a Saint since March of 1994....Registered 28 points in key MAAC win at Niagara (1/11)...Grabbed career-high 12 rebounds in NCAA loss to Villanova (3/23).
2006-07: MAAC co-Rookie of the Year (Frank Turner - Canisius)...MAAC All-Rookie team selection...Five-time MAAC Rookie of the Week (11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 1/8 and 2/11)...Appeared in all 32 games, starting 26 times...Finished third on the team and 23rd in the MAAC with 11.8 points per game...Ended season 10th in the MAAC and top among league rookies with a 47.5% field goal percentage...Reached double figures 22 times...Scored 15 points or more 11 times...Finished season strong, reaching double figures in seven of last nine games, averaging 12.7 points and shooting 60% (50-84) from the field...Scored season-high 23 points (18 in the second half) to help the Saints rally past Niagara on the road (1/5)...Scored 20 points and made 4-6 3-pointers in overtime win against rival UAlbany (12/2)...Added 17 points on 7-9 shooting in MAAC semifinal upset of Marist (3/4)...Failed to score in three games including collegiate debut at Stanford (11/11).
BEFORE SIENA: Played two seasons at St. Thomas More (Conn.) after transferring from Poughkeepsie High School...Averaged 16 points and six rebounds as a senior, helping St. Thomas More to first place Division finish and semifinals of Division Championship...Played AAU for the Albany City Rocks...Was a First-Team Poughkeepsie Journal selection as a senior at Poughkeepsie High (2004).
PERSONAL: Born November 26, 1986 in Brooklyn...A creative arts major.
The Edwin Ubiles File
The best thing I did this summer was: Play at the LeBron James and Paul Pierce Camp
What I like most about Siena basketball: The love we have for each other
What I like most about Coach McCaffrey: His suits for the game
My best Siena basketball moment has been: Beating Ohio State in the First Round of the Tournament
If I could meet anyone in the world, it would be: Kobe Bryant, because he's the greatest player ever
If I didn't play basketball, I would: Coach
My favorite class at Siena is: Acting
My favorite food: Macaroni and Cheese
My favorite spot on campus is: My townhouse
The best player I ever played against was: Paul Pierce
The person I'd most like to play 1-on-1 is: Kobe Bryant