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Siena using special giveaway to get students to attend Saturday’s CBI finale

Apr 4, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

patsos AP

For some college students the task of getting up in time for an 11:30 a.m. tipoff can be a difficult one. And with that in mind, Siena will have a special giveaway for its students in advance of Saturday’s CBI title game against Fresno State.

What will the students who attend the game receive? According to Pete Iorizzo of the Albany Times Union, they’ll get free bacon.

Siena is handing out free bacon to students who attend Saturday morning’s game against Fresno State in the College Basketball Invitational finals.

The bacon will be handed out in front of Alumni Recreation Center, where the Saints will play Game 3 of the CBI’s best-of-3 championship series at 11:30 a.m.

This actually isn’t the first time this season an athletic department has done this, with Kansas State doing so for the home opener for its women’s team back in November. There are few things better for college kids than the prospect of free food, and the hope in Loudonville is that it will result in a charged environment at the ARC Saturday morning.

  1. kinggator - Apr 4, 2014 at 5:16 PM

    Bacon v. out sleeping last nights booze and lies – I’ll catch this one on ESPN12 on my iPad.

  2. tomtravis76 - Apr 4, 2014 at 10:23 PM

    Didn’t know this tourney played a best of 3 to crown it’s champ. Cool idea, but it’s not the dance.

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