LOUDONVILLE, NY – Capital Region basketball fans will once again have the chance to meet the 2017-18 Siena men’s and women’s basketball teams at the annual KeyBank Siena Basketball Sneak Preview on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the Times Union Center. The complimentary reception is open to the public, and fans who plan to attend are kindly asked to RSVP in advance by completing the form at the top of the page.
The highlight of the event is the opportunity for fans to meet and mingle with this year’s basketball teams while also enjoying some refreshments. The KeyBank Siena Basketball Sneak Preview also serves as the first chance for 2017-18 Siena Basketball season ticket holders to pick up their physical tickets.
2017-18 Siena Basketball season tickets are on-sale now starting as low as $70 for lower level seating options, and representatives from the Siena Fan Relations Management Center will be present throughout the evening to showcase available tagged seats as well as discuss seating options and ticket specials, including deep discounts for young alumni. Premium seating program (PSP) members enjoy exclusive benefits, including the best seats at the Times Union Center, access to premium lounge areas, in-seat wait service and valet parking.
2017-18 Siena Men’s Basketball individual game tickets go on-sale Oct. 9. Tickets to the Saints’ Gotham Classic matchup vs. crosstown rival UAlbany on Dec. 9 at the Times Union Center will go on-sale to the general public Oct. 2.
2017-18 Siena Women’s Basketball season tickets are also on-sale now. Chairback seating for all Alumni Recreation Center games is priced at just $70, or fans can enjoy courtside seats for the season for only $100.
Siena College, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, and the Times Union Center are set to co-host NCAA Tournament Basketball each of the next three years. The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball First and Second Rounds will be returning to Albany in 2020, and both the 2018 and 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Regionals are set to be played at the Times Union Center. Additionally, the Saints and the Times Union Center will continue to host the MAAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships through 2019.
Both the Siena men’s and women’s basketball teams are looking to build off strong finishes to their respective 2016-17 seasons. The men won 13 of their final 19 games, culminating with an appearance in the MAAC Championship Game. The women were victorious in 12 of their final 19 contests, and won 13 MAAC games to equal the program’s most conference triumphs in 14 years.
The men tip off their 2017-18 season on Nov. 10 at College of Charleston, before returning to the Capital Region to host two-time defending Atlantic Sun Champion Florida Gulf Coast at the Times Union Center on Monday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. The women open at Big Ten foe Penn State on Nov. 10, and welcome sister school St. Bonaventure to the ARC for the home opener on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m.
For more information on 2017-18 Siena men’s and women’s basketball season and individual game tickets, contact the Siena Fan Relations Management Center at (518) 487-2202, online at sienasaints.com/tickets, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by stopping by the fan relations office located at the Times Union Center Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.