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Evan Hymes shoots against Purdue in December. (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
Evan Hymes shoots against Purdue in December. (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
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Late Bucket Leads Siena Past Penn State in CBI

Siena is now just one of 44 Division I basketball programs still playing.

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Marquis Wright drives against Purdue in December.  (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
Marquis Wright drives against Purdue in December. (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
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Siena to Face Penn State Tonight in CBI

While the NCAA tournament takes a hiatus at the beginning of the week, Siena College will hit the floor tonight in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI).

The Saints (16-17) will take on Penn State (16-17) with the winner advancing to the face the winner of Fresno State and Princeton

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Photo - Bill Ziskin.
Photo - Bill Ziskin.
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UAlbany Women Fall to West Virginia in NCAA Tourney

The UAlbany women's basketball team saw its season end on Sunday afternoon, losing 76-61 to West Virginia in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

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(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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Siena Coach Jimmy Patsos Talks March Madness First Round [VIDEO]

Ohio State has fallen to Dayton. Duke has lost to Mercer. I think its safe to say that March Madness is officially in full effect.

Earlier today Coach Jimmy Patsos of the Siena Saints joined Joe & Brix to share some of his thoughts and insight on the tournament so far. Patsos weighed in on the Blue Devil upset, his live and up close viewing of the first round in Buffalo and the competitive performance of the Will Brown's UAlbany Great Danes.

Check out the conversation below, and make sure to support your Siena Saints on Monday when they take on Penn State in the second round of the College Basketball Invitational.

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What Has Been The Biggest Upset In The NCAA Tournament[POLL]

With the NCAA Tournament's 2nd round tipping off comes 32 games in two long days and nights. So far we have seen six double digit seeds advance to the round of 32.  One of the most shocking was #14 Mercer beating #3 Duke

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Patsos and Siena carry on in CBI Tournament

The Capital Region has been booming lately in College Basketball. UAlbany has had both their men's and women's team advance to their respective NCAA Tournament. And although UAlbany lost in their tough outing against #1 overall seed Florida, Siena is still continuing on their own season

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Breaking Down the Federation: Albany Academy (Audio)

Tonight marks the beginning of the New York State Federation Tournament of Champions, and thus ends our team previews.

But perhaps we saved the best for last. Albany Academy is the reigning Federation champ in Class A and they’ll look to repeat this weekend. The Cadets open up with the No. 1 team in New York State, Scotia, tonight at 8:30 at the Times Union Center.

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ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 20:  DJ Evans #3 of the Albany Great Danes with the ball against Kasey Hill #0 of the Florida Gators in the second half during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Amway Center on March 20, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 20: DJ Evans #3 of the Albany Great Danes with the ball against Kasey Hill #0 of the Florida Gators in the second half during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Amway Center on March 20, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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UAlbany Keeps it Close With Florida Before Falling (Audio)

The UAlbany Great Danes’ season came to an end on Thursday afternoon in Orlando, as the 16th-seeded Purple and Gold fell to the top-seeded Florida Gators, 67-55, in the second round of the NCAA tournament

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Breaking Down the Federation: Scotia (Audio)

Today it’s part two of our three-day series to preview the New York State Federation Tournament of Champions.

We kick off our Class A preview by looking at the Scotia-Glenville Tartans, who will take on reigning federation champion Albany Academy on Friday, 8:30 p

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Will Brown Talks NCAA Tournament Victory [AUDIO]

UAlbany senior guard DJ Evans picked one heck of a time to have a career night. Led by Evan's 22 points and 9 rebounds, the Great Danes knocked off Mount St. Mary's 71-64 on Tuesday night to notch the first NCAA Tournament in program history. Now, its off to Orlando to take on the top ranked team in the Dance, the Florida Gators.

Will Brown, the head coach of the Danes joined Joe and Brix today to discuss his team's signature victory. During their conversation Brown weighed in on his senior's big night, the whirlwind that is the NCAA Tourney, and his upcoming match-up with the Florida Gators.

Check out the interview below and make sure to tune into Joe & Brix from 3-7pm on 104.5 The Team, your home for New York sports.

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104.5 The Teams Official NCAA Tournament Brackets

In the past three days there hasn't been a hour without tinkering, a team that wasn't researched, or a pair of brackets that are identical.  Here are the brackets for 104.5 The Teams roster.

 

(C)Armen Williams -Final 4(Florida,Arizona,Louisville, Michigan St.)

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Jamil Hood Jr. handles the ball against Guilderland in the Class AA final.
Jamil Hood Jr. handles the ball against Guilderland in the Class AA final.
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Breaking Down the Federation: Green Tech (Audio)

This is the last weekend of the high school basketball season. And for Section II, it’s been an awesome run – three state championships for the boys representing the Capital Region.

But now it’s Federation time as we welcome in the teams from New York City – and the independents --  to see who the true best team in the state is

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