Jan. 21, 2014
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Coaches Ali Jaques and Greg Manning met with members of the Capital Region media at the Siena Basketball Media Lunch Tuesday. Watch the FREE ARCHIVE online at SienaAllAccess.com.
Jaques fielded questions from the media from 12:00-12:15 p.m. followed by Manning from 12:15-12:30 p.m.
Jaques' women's team (6-11, 1-7) is currently on a five game losing streak after this weekend's games overtime loss at Fairfield and at Quinnipiac. Senior guard Kanika Cummings hit two hug three-point shots to tie the game at the end of regulation and again in the final seconds of overtime. The team is back on the road this week when they travel to Lawrenceville, N.J. to face Rider before their upcoming four-game home stand.
The men's team (7-12, 3-5) traveled to face the top two teams in the conference against Manhattan and Iona last weekend. The Saints trailed by nine points at halftime before the Jaspers went on a 20-8 run to close out the game. Evan Hymes (23 points) and Lavon Long (16 points, 11 rebounds) led the way for the Saints at Iona.
Marquis Wright was awarded the MAAC Rookie of the Week for second time this season after falling two rebounds and two assists shy of Siena's first triple-double in nine years, finishing with 12 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. Wright also scored 11 points with five rebounds and five assists against Manhattan.
Our scheduled media lunches with Coaches Patsos and Jaques will occur throughout the season and all can be viewed live or on demand free of charge at SienaAllAccess.com. Here is the remaining schedule:
2013-14 Siena Basketball Media Lunch Schedule (12 p.m.)
Tuesday, January 28
Tuesday, February 4
Tuesday, February 18
Tuesday, February 25