LOUDONVILLE — After leading Siena to back-to-back home wins, sophomore Jalen Pickett was named the MAAC’s men’s basketball player of the week, the league announced Monday.
For Pickett, the honor is his second of the season and third of his career.
On the season, Pickett is averaging 16 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.1 blocks per game. No other player in the country averages at least those figures in each of those five statistical categories.
SAINTS ON ESPNU
Siena’s Feb. 14 home game against Rider will be aired on ESPNU, the MAAC announced Monday, as part of the league’s “MAAC Wildcard Game” package.
With the placement on ESPNU, the game will tip off at 9 p.m. at Times Union Center.
Siena and Rider played earlier this season with Rider emerging with an 85-77 win. Siena is 5-4 in conference play this season and 9-9 overall, while Rider is 5-4 in MAAC game and 11-8 overall.
Siena next plays Friday at Iona.