LOUDONVILLE, NY – Siena Basketball Head Coach Jimmy Patsos has announced Christian Bentley as the fifth and newest addition to the Saints’ Class of 2021. The Brampton, Ontario native spent the past two years at First Love Christian Academy in Washington, Pennsylvania, where he was a teammate of fellow incoming freshman Prince Oduro.
“Christian is a very versatile, physical guard,” explained Patsos. “He’s a very bright kid who can play both the one and the two, and knock down the open three. We expect him to compete for minutes right away at both guard positions.”
The 6-2, 200-pound guard played his high school basketball with Crawford Adventist Academy in his native Canada, before matriculating to First Love which he helped lead to a 24-3 record and Slam National Post-Grad Championship appearance in March.
Bentley was rated the 26th best Canadian player in his class according to Hoops Hype Canada’s Fab 40 National Rankings in 2015, and competed in the Rising Star Challenge All-Star Games in March. Bentley played his AAU Basketball for Grassroots Canada Elite.