How Far Can Siena Go in the MAAC Tournament?
If Siena is going to surprise some people as the calendar turns to March, the Saints have some factors on their side. The MAAC tournament is in Siena's home building and Jimmy Patsos & Co. have been a markedly different team at the Times Union Center.
This Siena roster may not be young in terms of game experience, even the freshmen have piled up the minutes this season, but no matter how much time you spend playing in the regular season, you cannot simulate the one-and-done format. Siena's young players will come face to face, some of them for the first time, with the possibility of being 40 minutes away from their season ending after only one game in the postseason.
So, will we see a scenario where ignorance is bliss or will the light be too bright for some of these freshmen and sophomores?
Jimmy Patsos joined Big Board Sports to preview the MAAC tournament matchup with Quinnipiac on Thursday night: