Friday’s slate and what to watch

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Those in search of a potentially college hoops Cindrella are in luck. Friday’s Fairfield-Siena game (7 p.m., ESPN2) is a matchup of the MAAC’s best team and perhaps its best player.

The Stags (22-5, 14-2) have quietly crept up kenpom.com ratings thanks to their awfully efficient defense that forces poor shots and a fair amount of turnovers.

If only they had Siena’s Ryan Rossiter on their team — few players log more minutes, grab more rebounds or are smarter with the ball – they’d be a sure-fire pick to pull off an upset next month. Maybe that means you’ll have to watch for yourself.

(All times ET)

EAST
Harvard at Brown, 7 p.m.
Manhattan at Canisius, 7 p.m.
Siena at Fairfield, 7 p.m.
Loyola, Md. at Niagara, 7 p.m.
Columbia at Penn, 7 p.m.
Cornell at Princeton, 7 p.m.
Iona at St. Peter’s, 7 p.m.
Dartmouth at Yale, 7 p.m.
Rider at Marist, 7:30 p.m.

MIDWEST
Detroit at Wright St., 7 p.m.
S. Dakota St. at N. Dakota St., 8 p.m.

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