MAAC Opener! Siena vs. Manhattan (Friday at 7 PM)

Brett Bisping is one of four players in Division I averaging 13 points, nine rebounds and shooting 80% from the foul line
Dec. 3, 2015

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The Last Meeting
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February 21, 2015
Albany, N.Y.
Saints Come Up Short on Senior Day
RaShawn Stores scored all 15 of his points in the second half including a corner three with 18 seconds left that iced an 80-74 Manhattan win over Siena on Senior Night at Times Union Center. Rob Poole scored a game-high 21 points in his final regular-season home contest.

Siena and Manhattan open MAAC play Friday night at Times Union Center in a game that will be televised across New York on Time Warner Cable Sports Channel, and outside New York on ESPN3.

Use the links above to access the live game coverage. Fans unable to access ESPN3 can purchase the Arena-produced video stream which includes radio commentary by clicking on Video above.

Here's 10 things you need to know about the Saints heading into Friday night's game.

1) Siena has scored 80 points or more in three straight games for the first time since January of 2010.
2) Marquis Wright ranks ninth nationally in three-point shooting (56%). Wright and Manhattan guard Shane Richards are tied for ninth nationally in minutes played (38).
3) The Saints have had five players in double figures in each of the last two games. Four Saints are averaging double figures, and freshman Nico Clareth checks in at 9.9 points per game.
4) Siena is shooting 50% from the field and out-rebounding its opponents 39.2-31 since its season-opening losses at Duke Wisconsin. The Saints have out-scored their opponents 81.4-73 and shot 39% from three-point range the last five games.
5) Siena's last two opponents (Loyola and Cornell) shot 44% (20-46) from three-point range. The Saints' first five opponents shot just 24% (21-88).
6) Javion Ogunyemi is averaging a team-best 18.7 points and shooting 64% (23-36) from the field the last three games.
7) Brett Bisping had a career-high 18 rebounds in Siena's loss at Cornell Tuesday night, the most by a Saint since O.D. Anosike grabbed 21 at Marist on January 27, 2013. Bisping is averaging a team-best 17.8 points and 12.3 rebounds over the last four games.
8) Siena's last three games have all been decided in the final minute of regulation or overtime. The Saints defeated Bucknell and Loyola in extra time before losing a three-point lead in the final minute Tuesday night.
9) Lavon Long is fourth on the Saints with 20 fouls this season and is yet to foul out of a game. Long led the nation in fouls last season and fouled out 12 times.
10) Starting Friday night, the Saints play three of their next four games at Times Union Center. Siena has 22 days between its next two road games (Sunday at Saint Peter's and December 29 at Vermont).