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Siena men’s basketball playing in 2020 Orlando Invitational

Saints among 8 teams in field

​LOUDONVILLE — Participants for the 2020 Orlando Invitational were announced Wednesday afternoon, and the Siena College men’s basketball program was included in the eight-team field for the Thanksgiving weekend tournament.

Auburn, Belmont, Boise State, Gonzaga, Michigan State, Saint Louis and Xavier join Siena in the tournament, which begins Nov. 26 and finishes on Nov. 29 at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Auburn and Michigan State made it to last season’s national semifinals.

A bracket for the tournament is not yet available.​​​

Siena has previously competed twice in the event. The Saints played Tennessee, Wichita State and Oklahoma State in 2008 and Memphis, Saint Joseph’s and Purdue in 2013. Siena went 0-6 in those games.

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