One of the extremely bad signs going into last year's basketball season was that Siena supposedly pounded Rutgers in a preseason. scrimmage. No official statistics have been released, but it doesn't look like that was the case this season. Removing Fran McCaffery and adding Mike Rice into the equation made a world of difference. Rice was one of several area coaches on Mike Francesa's WFAN show this afternoon. This interview with Kadeem Jack is worth reading too. Update: it turns out Siena is in hot water because of this story.