ALBANY, NY - Siena women's basketball will take on #5 Iona in the MAAC Quarterfinals at the Times Union Center. The Saints defeated the Gaels twice during the regular season.
Peter Fiorentino and Steve Amedio have the radio call beginning with pregame coverage at 1:30 p.m. locally on WVCR 88.3 FM "The Saint",on iHeartRadio and through SienaAllAccess.com. Click on the corresponding links at the top of the page to follow the action online. Follow @SienaSaints on twitter for courtside updates and join in the conversation using #SienaSaints and #MAACHoops.
Here's 10 Things to Know About Today's Game
1. The Saints clinched the four seed after defeating Iona on Sunday during the final game of the regular season. Iona holds a 4-3 record over the Saints in the MAAC Tournament
2. Siena has a 42-37 (.532) record at the Times Union Center.
3. Jackie Benitez was named the MAAC Defensive Player of the Year after also being named to the MAAC First Team
4. Kollyns Scarbrough was named to the MAAC Second Team
5. In the past two MAAC Tournaments, Siena and Iona have faced each other. Last season, Iona knocked the Saints out while the year before Siena took the Gaels out of contention.
6. Siena enter as the #4 seed which is the best MAAC seeding since they were #4 in 2011
7. The Saints finished the regular season with 13 conference wins which tied the most since 2003-04 and is the most since they recorded 15 in the 2002-03 season.
8. Iona enters the contest on a one-game losing streak, which was started by Siena
9. The Gaels are led by Alexis Lewis who is averaging 16.2 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per game.
10. Iona is averaging 59.0 points per game, while holding opponents to 57.7 points per game.