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Siena's MAAC schedule released
LOUDONVILLE- The MAAC conference has released the 2013-2014 men's basketball schedule, completing Siena's 31 game roster.
In a release from the college, seven of Siena's 10 home MAAC games will take place on Fridays, Saturdays, or Sundays, with
two league contest to be played on Thursdays.
The Saints open MAAC play in Western New York, taking on Niagara on December 6 and Canisius on December 8.
The three-game MAAC-opening road trip concludes at newcomer Monmouth for the first game of 2014 on Thursday, January 2.
Siena then returns home for three MAAC games, taking on Rider Saturday, January 4, rival Marist Friday, January 10 and defending champion Iona Sunday, January 12.
The remainder of the conference schedule is balanced with no more than two consecutive home or away games.
Quinnipiac makes its first trip to Times Union Center as a MAAC member on Saturday, February 1 and the season concludes with a Senior Day game against Monmouth Sunday, March 2.
Head coach Jimmy Patsos expects Sienas non-conference schedule to be one of the most challenging in the country. The season opens Friday, November 8 against UAlbany the first of three games against teams that advanced to the postseason in 2013.