LOUDONVILLE, NY -- For the sixth consecutive season Siena Basketball will hold a preseason exhibition game on campus at the Alumni Recreation Center. The Saints will host Division II foe Le Moyne College on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. in the ARC.
Tickets to the exhibition are on-sale now and can be purchased in advance online by clicking the corresponding link at the top of the page. Online sales close 24 hours prior to tip-off, and any remaining available tickets can be purchased while supplies last at the Alumni Recreation Center Box Office beginning at 3 p.m. on the day of the game. Capacity for the exhibition is capped at 2,084.
Tickets for chairback seats located behind the team benches in Reserved Sections A, B, and C are priced at $10 for adults and $5 for children aged 12 and under. Siena will be seated on the bench in front of Section C, while Le Moyne will be on the bench in front of Section A. General Admission seating in the bleachers opposite the team benches as well as in the end zone behind the basket by the Le Moyne bench are $8 for adults and $5 for children aged 12 and under. Courtside seating options are also available and can be purchased by contacting the Siena Fan Relations Management Center at (518) 487-2202.
The exhibition will provide fans with a first look at the 2017-18 Saints in game action prior to the team's regular season opener at College of Charleston Nov. 10 and home opener vs. Florida Gulf Coast on Monday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Times Union Center.
Siena returns seven letterwinners from last year's squad which advanced to the MAAC Championship Game after posting a 17-17 overall record while finishing tied for third in the MAAC with a 12-8 league mark. Saints fans will also get a first glimpse at the team's seven newcomers which includes redshirt junior captain transfer Kevin Degnan, sophomore walk-on Ben Diamond, and the Siena Class of 2021 featuring freshmen Christian Bentley, Manny Camper, Jordan Horn, Prince Oduro, and Roman Penn.
Located in Syracuse, New York, Le Moyne welcomes back four starters and nine letterwinners from their 2016-17 team which tallied a 22-7 overall record and won the Northeast-10 Conference Southwest Division Regular Season Championship with a 16-4 league mark. The Dolphins are led by third-year head coach and former West Virginia star Patrick Beilein, who is the son of current Michigan and former Le Moyne and Canisius head coach John Beilein.
The Nov. 4 exhibition between Siena and Le Moyne will mark the first time that the programs have met in 25 years. The former rivals played each other 62 times in regular season action over a 44-year span from 1948-92.
2017-18 Siena Basketball season and individual game tickets to all 15 regular season home contests are on-sale now. Season tickets can be purchased by contacting the Siena Fan Relations Management Center at (518) 487-2202, online at sienasaints.com/tickets, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Individual game tickets can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com, in-person at the Times Union Center Box Office, or by contacting the Siena Fan Relations Management Center.