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2014-04-24 16:23:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti donated $1,049,000 as part of the brand's ongoing corporate partnership with NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). Allyson Witherspoon, Director Marketing Communications and Media, Infiniti USA, presented the checks to the winners during the celebration that took place at Infiniti's Americas Headquarters in Tennessee. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/78253 For...

2009-04-08 17:00:58

Sienna College men's basketball coach Fran McCaffrey agreed to an eight-year contract Wednesday through the 2016-17 season. The deal follows a 27-8 record, a second consecutive MAAC Championship, and a 74-72 overtime victory against Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. I have thoroughly enjoyed my first four years at Sienna and am very proud of all that we have accomplished, McCaffery said on the school's Web site. The continued support of the administration and Sienna...

2009-04-08 17:00:58

Siena College men's basketball coach Fran McCaffrey agreed to an eight-year contract Wednesday through the 2016-17 season. The deal follows a 27-8 record, a second consecutive MAAC Championship, and a 74-72 overtime victory against Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. I have thoroughly enjoyed my first four years at Siena and am very proud of all that we have accomplished, McCaffery said on the school's Web site. The continued support of the administration and Siena community...

2009-03-21 00:17:33

Ronald Moore hit a 3-pointer with 3.9 seconds left in a second overtime Friday to give Siena a 74-72 win over Ohio State in the NCAA Tournament's first round. Moore brought a thrilling conclusion to the opening two days of the tournament by making a 3-pointer in the waning seconds of both extra periods. He nailed one with 3 seconds left in the first overtime to tie it at 65-65 and then gave the Saints the victory with another 3 at the end of the second. Siena, champions of the Metro Atlantic...


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