#SienaMadness Returns to ARC Thursday at 9 PM

Siena Madness is Thursday night in the ARC

Oct. 21, 2013

#SienaMadness, presented by Newton Plaza, will take place at Siena's Alumni Recreation Center on Thursday, October 24 at 9 PM. The event is geared toward students, but open to the general public. No admission will be charged and it will be streamed for free at SienaSaints.com.

Highlights of this year's #SienaMadness include: a Siena student shooting a half court shot for $20,000, the introduction of the men's and women's basketball teams, DJ Eddie Moran, on-court competitions, a performances by Siena's spirit groups, and free Paesan's Pizza for all attendees served by the two teams.

#SienaMadness will serve as the only opportunity for students to pick up their Dog Pound T-Shirt and the final opportunity to purchase a Dog Pound membership. For $35, students receive tickets to home men's games when school is in session and a Dog Pound T-Shirt. Dog Pound memberships can be purchased in advance of the event by CLICKING HERE.

One lucky Siena student will have the opportunity to shoot a half court shot for $20,000 thanks to the generosity of Newton Plaza. The contestant will be randomly chosen at the event.

Students will also be entered for a chance to compete in an on-court shooting contest alongside their favorite Siena men's or women's player by tweeting a short message explaining why they should be selected that uses the hashtag #SienaMadness. Students can also instagram a photo of themselves wearing green and gold and tag it with the hashtag #SienaSaints for a chance to win up to $1,000 in cash.

The Siena men's and women's basketball seasons open Friday, November 8 at Times Union Center with a doubleheader against UAlbany. Season tickets and individual game tickets are on-sale now. For more information, CLICK HERE.