Rakeem Brookins scored 18 points, including two big free throws with 7 seconds left, as Siena hung on to defeat Manhattan 66-63 Friday night.
Brookins made 11 free throws on 12 attempts, but none bigger than the pair he made after stealing the ball with the Saints (6-16, 4-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) clinging to a 63-61 lead.
Rob Poole's three-point play had given...
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February 01, 2013
Maybe it’s just the Times Union Center that doesn’t like Canisius. In a rematch from earlier last week, Canisius did not look like the same team that was beat at the buzzer by Rakeem Brookins and the Siena Saints.
The Golden Griffins controlled every aspect of play from the opening tip and used a 23-point halftime cushion to cruise past the Saints 76-44 Saturday afternoon in...
Rakeem Brookins' 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining lifted Siena to a 57-54 victory over Canisius on Friday night, ending the Saints' 11-game losing streak.
Siena (3-13, 1-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) trailed 45-32 with 12:18 left but got back into the game with 3-pointers.
Ryan Oliver and Brett Bisping both connected from long range, a trey by Evan Hymes tied...
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January 11, 2013
Friday evening was proof that although improved, Canisius is still Canisius. Entering their weekend showdown against Siena, they had lost eight consecutive games against the Saints away from the Koessler Center. That number increased to nine as a final second heave by Siena’s Rakeem Brookins downed the Griffs 57-54 in a game they should have won. “We fell [...]The post Brookins...