- Nov 21, 2019
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Brother Ed Coughlin Franciscan Cup, the annual rivalry between St. Bonaventure University and Siena College, heads to the capital of the Empire State Monday.
The game tips off at 7 p.m. and will air on ESPN+.
St. Bonaventure and Siena have played inconsistently to date, but each game serves as a new opportunity, or a new trial, if you will.
The Bonnies, with a record of 6-5, have lost three of their last four games after entering the month of December with a 5-2 record.
Meanwhile, the Saints currently stand at 5-5, losers of two in a row. Although Siena currently stands at .500, this Saints team is no slouch. They defeated Florida State and Seton Hall in the ESPN Events Invitational in Orlando. Siena also has victories over Holy Cross, Albany, and Canisius.
Siena lost a heartbreaker in overtime to Army on Nov. 16. They then lost to Harvard and Ole Miss; most recently, the Saints suffered defeats to Georgetown and Delaware.
“They are a talented group,” St...