Here is a copy of the statement from the MAAC regarding discipline handed out following Tuesday night’s incident between Siena and Rider:
After a thorough review of the video and the game officials’ reports, the following course of action has been determined by MAAC Commissioner Rich Ensor:
Rider’s Anthony Durham and Siena’s Marquis Wright have each been suspended one game per the NCAA Fighting Rules after both receiving Flagrant 2 fouls and ejections from the game. Both student athletes will be required to sign the MAAC Sportsmanship Statement.
Rider University Head Coach Kevin Baggett and Siena College Head Coach Jimmy Patsos will be reprimanded for unsportsmanlike behavior and will be required to sign the MAAC Sportsmanship Statement.
The following is a quote addressing the statement from Siena College Vice President and Director of Athletics John D’Argenio
“The MAAC members have a process for these situations and we respect that process and this outcome.” It’s a learning opportunity for all of us.”
Siena Athletics said they would have no further comment on the incident or the statement from the MAAC.