Jan. 20, 2012
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LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Siena Women's Basketball hosts its most highly anticipated game of the year tonight when the Saints welcome Fairfield to the ARC for the 12th Annual "Pink Zone" Game raising money and awareness for breast cancer research. Gameday Central coverage of this special annual event begins at 6:30 p.m. right here on SienaSaints.com.
Tickets to this evening's game are just $6 for adults and $3 for children age 13 and under. Additionally, all fans who wear pink to the game will receive $2 off admission.
Early arrivals have the opportunity to receive a pink t-shirt or pink pom poms. Doors open at 6 p.m. and fans who have not yet purchased tickets can do so at that time by visiting the Marcelle Athletic Complex Ticket Office.
The Saints (4-11, 2-4) will be looking to hit their goal tonight of raising $25,000 for the Capital Region Action Against Breast Cancer (CRAAB!). Fans are encouraged to wear pink to the game in an attempt to "Pink Out" the ARC.
Watch The Game
Albany (Channel 3 or 1803)
New York City (Channel 197)
Central New York (Channel 1026)
Buffalo Area (Channel 13)
Rochester Area (Channel 98)
CRAAB! will have tables and displays set up around the gym with vital information on the fight against breast cancer and there will also be a silent auction and raffle items. Those interested also have the opportunity to make a donation at any time during the game.
Just before tip-off the Saints will hold a special survivor's recognition honoring local breast cancer survivors on to the court recognizing their courageous battles against the disease and Siena players will once again wear custom made pink uniforms.
On the court, Siena will be looking to earn a season series split with Fairfield (12-5, 5-1) which narrowly survived the Saints 52-48 just 11 days ago in Connecticut. The Stags are red-hot entering tonight's matchup having won nine of their last 11 games with their only losses coming at the hands of national championship contender UCONN and mid-major power Marist.
Tonight's game will be televised throughout New York State on Time Warner Cable Sports. Mike Demos, Jackie Craft and Marisa Jacques have the call. Fans in the Empire State can use the chart on the right of this page to find out what channel the game will air on in their area.
Complete Gameday Central coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. with the radio broadcast on WVCR 88.3 FM "The Saint" with Andrew Champagne and Steve Amedio. Meanwhile television coverage and the ability to watch the game online will be accessible at 7 p.m. Follow along with the live stats, receive in-game twitter updates @SienaSaints and learn more about both teams by reading the game notes all by visiting the Gameday Central page.