Jamion Christian

08 Mar 19
The Upstate Courier

After a usual depressing February of sports that comes after the Super Bowl, we have hit the start of a new sports season. March is known for March Madness that bridges the start of the baseball season, Stanley Cup playoffs and NBA playoffs. It isn’t just NCAA teams fighting for positioning to be in the tournament and winning a championship. It’s about NHL and NBA teams fighting for playoff positioning down the stretch. It’s about guys trying to make the Opening Day roster in baseball.

Here’s what to forecast:

03 Mar 19
The Upstate Courier

LEWISTON, N.Y. — In a game that Siena really struggled offensively and did not hit a lot of shots early, they came up with the ones that were needed late in their regular season finale on the road against Niagara on Sunday afternoon, 72-65 in overtime. Siena struggled to hit anything in the first half […]

23 Feb 19
Parlay Game

Parlay Game Last updated on 2:57 AM 23 February 2019 LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (Parlay Game) – Jalen Pickett is exactly where he wants to be – with the ball at the top of the key during a tie at the end of the second half. The 6-foot-4 point guard from the Siena Saints is a bit […]

18 Feb 19
The Upstate Courier

ALBANY — The sellout crowd at the Times Union Center on Sunday afternoon was treated to a game for the record books between Siena and Quinnipiac, particularly from Cameron Young and Jalen Pickett. After a 20-point comeback by Siena, three overtimes, a ridiculous two-player battle and so many clutch shots from both teams, Quinnipiac finally […]

17 Feb 19
Ball is Life

Siena Slips in the MAAC Standings After winning seven of eight, the Siena Saints have slipped back into a tie for fifth place in the MAAC after losing to Iona and Quinnipiac at home this week. Siena looked to sweep the season series from Iona when they hosted the defending MAAC champions on Wednesday night. […]

11 Feb 19
Last Siena Indian's College Hoops Blog

If you’re reading this now, you already know: Siena basketball has reeled off four straight W’s, and has won seven of its last eight games.

11 Feb 19
The Upstate Courier

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Road warriors, that’s how Siena men’s basketball coach Jamion Christian summed up his team’s performance Sunday. The Saints, picked to finish dead last in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference preseason poll upended co-league favorite Rider 59-57 in front of 1,559 at Alumni Gymnasium. After capturing a one-point halftime advantage and jumping out to […]

09 Feb 19
The Upstate Courier

RIVERDALE, NY — Before Siena’s Sunday Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference showdown against the Rider Broncs in Lawrenceville, N.J., they were playing to get back to .500 on Friday night.

The Saints accomplished it with a 51-49 victory over the Manhattan Jaspers (7-17, 5-7) at Draddy Gymnasium, which was their second win over there in nine years.

08 Feb 19
Unleash Siena Basketball

Welcome to my second blog post on Cate’s Take. In my last blog post I talked specifically about the Siena Men’s Basketball Team and their new coach Jamion Christian. Since I posted last, Siena has been on an upward trajectory. They have won 5 of their last 6 games and are currently tied for third […]

06 Feb 19
NEC Overtime! Blog

The thought weighed on Glenn Sanabria’s mind for quite some time. With a difficult decision looming, he wanted to speak with his coach, Glenn Braica, sooner rather than later. Theoretically, the point guard could’ve waited until the conclusion of the 2017-18 campaign to air his concerns, one that pitted academics and his love for Terrier […]

03 Feb 19
The Upstate Courier

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Siena freshman phenom point guard Jalen Pickett had a rough go of it for most of the game against the three-time defending Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion Iona Gaels on Saturday afternoon. However, something clicked for him in the second half like it has for him all season. The five-time defending […]

24 Jan 19
The Upstate Courier

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vying for his sixth Super Bowl championship. He already was the best quarterback of all time when he won his fourth Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks. Going for his sixth championship is all details of what is a Hall of Fame career. How long until Brady and Belichick’s run is […]

20 Jan 19
Ball is Life

Siena Splits Home Stand The Siena Saints were two free throws away from a three game win streak, but settled with splitting a pair of contests at home last week against Monmouth and Niagara. Siena looked to begin a win streak when they hosted Monmouth Monday night. The Hawks have had a down year thus […]