The Siena men's basketball roster continues to evolve, as the Jimmy Patsos
era begins its third month.
CBS-6 Albany reported Wednesday afternoon that former
Bishop Maginn standout Taran Buie will join the Siena
program next season.
Buie, a 6-foot-2 guard, who just
finished his sophomore season, left Hofstra two months ago, citing personal
Buie started 26 games this past
season for the Pride, averaging 12.4 points 3.6 rebounds and 1.6 assist per
game. Hofstra struggled this season, finishing just 7-25, which led to coach Mo
Cassara being fired.
Buie played with older brother,
, at both Bishop Maginn and then Penn
and Buie were teammates on Bishop Maginn’s 2006-07 New York State Class AA runn
Buie lasted just one season with the
Nittany Lions. He played in just 11 games during the 2010-11 season, averaging
5.8 points and 2.0 rebounds in 15.2 minutes per game. Off the court, he had his
issues, being suspended from the program for a violation of team rules, while
also being cited for disorderly conduct.
A highly touted player coming out
of high school, Buie was ranked the No. 17 shooting guard in the Class of 2010,
his senior year of high school, by Scout.com. Buie, who averaged 20.8 points
per game his only season at State College (Pa.)
High, was heavily recruited by Notre Dame and Maryland.
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