Siena Basketball Media Lunch - (WATCH ARCHIVE)

Men's basketball will host the annual 'Gold Rush' game on Friday

Jan. 29, 2013

Coaches Mitch Buonaguro and Ali Jaques met with members of the Capital Region media today for the Siena Basketball Media Luncheon. Fans can watch the archive of the luncheon FREE online at

Both teams return home to continue their conference slate.  The men’s team, which is coming off a road win to Marist, will face Manhattan Friday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in the annual “Gold Rush” game.  That contest, which will be a rematch of last year’s MAAC quarterfinals, will be televised nationally on ESPNU.  The men will continue their homestand on Monday when they welcome last year’s MAAC runners up Fairfield at 7 p.m.

The women will also play a couple of conference games in the upcoming week.  The women will host the Iona Gaels Thursday at 7 p.m. which will be streamed live on Time Warner Cable Sports Channel.  The squad will then hit the road to close out the season series against Loyola, Saturday at 2 p.m.

A total of 11 media lunches have been scheduled during the season, giving the local media an additional opportunity to meet and chat with both head coaches, while allowing fans added insight into both programs. Below is a list of scheduled media lunches this season.


Remaining Siena Basketball Media Lunches (Air at 12 p.m.)
February 5
February 12
February 19