Diners will receive a $5 ticket voucher for the men’s basketball home opening game against three-time NCAA Tournament Team Florida Gulf Coast on November 13

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. – Siena Athletics and the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District will once again team up to celebrate the start of a new Siena Basketball season in downtown Albany with the return of “Siena 1937 Restaurant Week” from Nov. 7-13. The second annual “Siena 1937 Restaurant Week” will offer diners three-course meals at numerous participating downtown Albany restaurants for the cost of $19.37, in recognition of the year of the founding of Siena College which is celebrating its 80th Anniversary this year.

“Siena 1937 Restaurant Week” tips off on Tuesday, Nov. 7 and will run through Monday, Nov. 13, the date of the men’s basketball home opener. The Saints are set to host two-time defending Atlantic Sun Champion and NCAA Tournament participant Florida Gulf Coast, also referred to as “Dunk City,” on Monday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Times Union Center. The Siena women’s home opener is the day prior, on Sunday, Nov. 12 vs. sister school St. Bonaventure at 2 p.m. on campus at the Alumni Recreation Center.

Diners who partake in the special three-course menu at participating restaurants will receive a voucher redeemable for a $5 ticket to the Siena Men’s Basketball home opener. Vouchers may be redeemed at the Times Union Center Box Office.

“We are excited to welcome the start of another season of Siena Basketball, and look forward to celebrating our return to downtown Albany with ‘Siena 1937 Restaurant Week’,” said Siena College Vice President and Director of Athletics John D’Argenio. “All of us at Siena thank the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District and all the participating restaurants for partnering with us on this exciting initiative, especially as we commemorate the 80th anniversary of the founding of Siena College.”

“We are thrilled to once again partner with Siena College in welcoming thousands of basketball fans to Downtown,” said Georgette Steffens, executive director of the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District. “With the continued dedication from Siena Athletics and the recent addition of the NCAA and Arena Football League to the Times Union Center, downtown Albany has become a collegiate and professional sports destination that is further bolstered by our vibrant, neighborhood restaurants.”

For a full list of participating restaurants, including hours and their custom “Siena 1937 Restaurant Week” menus, visit sienasaints.com/openingweek.

2017-18 Siena Men’s and Women’s Basketball season and individual game tickets are on-sale now. Season tickets for both teams can be purchased by contacting the Siena Fan Relations Management Center at (518) 487-2202, online at sienasaints.com/tickets, by e-mail at [email protected], or by stopping by the office located at the Times Union Center Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Individual game tickets to all 15 men’s basketball home contests can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or in-person at the Times Union Center Box Office Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday’s from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Women’s individual game tickets can be purchased online at sienasaints.com/tickets or in-person at the Alumni Recreation Center Box Office on game days.

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