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Saints dancing on a bigger stage

Siena players have tasted the big-time, but this is a whole new level

Thursday, March 20, 2008
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Light, cameras . . . stage fright.

Playing in the NCAA tournament is in an entirely different universe from, say, a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference road game at Saint Peter’s in Jersey City, N.J., with 1,200 people in the wooden bleachers, and the bulk of those fans rooting for the visiting team.

Most of the players on the Vanderbilt roster have answered the blinding glare of the spotlight at the Big Dance; Siena’s roster, made up mostly of sophomores and freshmen, has not.


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