Siena Hoops Preview: Saints Poised to Reach Big Dance for Third Straight Year

Posted by Ari Kramer on August-19-2009 Add Comments

For the third straight year, Siena is the favorite to earn the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference's bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Kenny Hasbrouck is no longer a Saint, but coach Fran McCaffery has primed junior shooting guard Clarence Jackson to fill the void. Other than Hasbrouck and the always hustling Josh Duell, Coach Caff returns every essential piece of Siena's journey to the second round of the Big Dance last season.

Ronald Moore, Alex Franklin, and Edwin Ubiles, all of whom are candidates for the MAAC's preseason First Team, are poised to lead this experienced team back to the postseason.

After averaging a career-high 8.7 points and 6.4 assists per game, Moore is McCaffery's floor general. This senior's late-ga...

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