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Siena @ Holy Cross

What to Know

The Siena Saints and the Holy Cross Crusaders will face off at 7 p.m. ET November 7th at Hart Recreation Center to kick off their 2022 seasons. Siena was on the positive side of .500 (15-14) last season and is hoping to kick off an even more successful year. Meanwhile, last year was nothing to brag about for Holy Cross (9-22), so the team is looking forward to a new start.

A pair of offensive numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Saints were 52nd worst when it came to points per game last year, with the squad coming up with only 66.3 on average (bottom 85%). Holy Crosses had an even harder time: they ranked 33rd worst with respect to points per game last season, where the team accrued only 65.2 on average (bottom 91%). It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.

Siena has the odds in their favor, so they'll need to guard against complacency. A victory is hardly a sure thing, especially this early in the season, so expect a good game.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Hart Recreation Center -- Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Saints are a 3.5-point favorite against the Crusaders, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The line has drifted a bit towards the Saints, as the game opened with the Saints as a 2-point favorite.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Siena have won three out of their last five games against Holy Cross.

  • Dec 11, 2021 - Siena 72 vs. Holy Cross 59
  • Dec 29, 2019 - Siena 74 vs. Holy Cross 62
  • Dec 22, 2018 - Holy Cross 60 vs. Siena 57
  • Nov 18, 2018 - Holy Cross 57 vs. Siena 45
  • Dec 22, 2017 - Siena 71 vs. Holy Cross 65