Siena knocks off Niagara 71-54 in Metro Atlantic opener

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Evan Hymes scored 14 points and Ryan Oliver 13 to lead eighth-seeded Siena to a 71-54 win over ninth-seeded Niagara in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday. Marquis Wright added 11 points and Lavon Long 10 for the Saints (11-19), who ended a five-game losing streak. They advance to Saturday's quarterfinals to face league...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Poole, Siena hold off Rider for 79-72 win

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Rob Poole scored a season-high 27, and Marquis Wright added 17 with six assists on Monday night to lead Siena past Rider 79-72. Poole made 8 of 13 field goals and 8 of 11 free throws. Jimmie Taylor's 3-pointer with 11:17 left pulled Rider (14-9, 8-4 Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference) within two, but Poole answered with a 3 on the other end and the Broncs were held...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Poole scores 20 as Siena pulls away from Marist 69-60

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Rob Poole, who missed the last two games with an injury, scored 20 points to lead Sienna to a 69-60 win over Marist on Friday night. Poole, who was considered questionable because of a sprained ankle, hit 5 of 7 3-pointers and grabbed seven rebounds for the Saints (7-10, 4-4 Metro Atlantic). Lavon Long added 15 points, Marquis Wright 14 and Javion Ogunyemi 11....
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Siena holds off Niagara 79-69

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Evan Hymes scored 21 points and Siena built a big lead and held off Niagara 79-69 on Thursday. Siena (6-8, 3-2 Metro Atlantic) came out on fire, hitting nine of its first 11 shots - including a pair of 3-pointers by Hymes - to lead 21-1 after just over six minutes. Niagara (3-10, 2-3) didn't lie down, drawing to within four at 56-52 on Karonn Davis' 3-pointer with...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Siena holds off late charge, beats Bucknell 73-71

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Marquis Wright scored seven his 24 points in the final 64 seconds and Siena snapped a four-game losing streak with a 73-71 win over Bucknell on Sunday Rob Poole gave Siena (4-7) the lead for good on a pair of free throws with 1:47 left and Wright made two more at the 1:04 mark to extend the lead to 68-64. Bucknell (5-8) twice cut the lead to two and Wright answered...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Siena tops Quinnipiac 88-67, opens conference play

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Marquis Wright scored 17 points and Siena took control in the second half Friday night to open Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play with an 88-67 win over Quinnipiac. Willem Brandwijk and Rob Poole added 12 points apiece and Lavon Long and Javion Ogunyemi had 11 each for the Saints (3-3, 1-0). The Bobcats (3-3, 0-1) got 15 points from Zaid Hearst and 14 from...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Fordham Defeats Siena 69-67 in a Thriller at Rose HIll

Tom Pecora Gets a Must Needed Win Tonight/nypost.comby Josh Adams @NCAAHoopsDigest After losses to UMass-Lowell and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore last week, it looked like another lost season for Coach Tom Pecora and the Fordham Rams. Compound that with Fordham Center Ryan Canty's medical redshirt and sophomore Jon Severe taking a indefinite leave of absence from the...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Siena beats Loyola (Md) 81-71

BALTIMORE (AP) Ryan Oliver made a pair of 3-pointers late and Siena beat Loyola (Md) 81-71 on Saturday. The Saints (2-2) trailed by eight early in the second, but tied it at 52 with 8:55 left after a pair of Marquis Wright free throws and a layup. It stayed tight down the stretch until Oliver took over. His trey at 2:25 broke a 66-all tie and he hit again from 3 with 1:23 left to...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass over Siena 95-87

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Trey Davis scored 28 points with four assists as Massachusetts beat Siena 95-87 in the season opener for both teams on Friday night. Maxie Esho had 21 points and nine rebounds and Cady Lalanne scored 15 points and led the team with 10 rebounds. Derrick Gordon added 17 points for the Minutemen. The team shot 45.5 percent from the field and 75 percent from the...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Siena beats Fresno State 81-68 to win CBI title

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) Tournament MVP Brett Bisping had 20 points and nine rebounds, and Siena cruised past Fresno State 81-68 in the decisive Game 3 of the College Basketball Invitational championship series Saturday.
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Siena outlasts Quinnipiac 72-70

Brett Bisping scored 16 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to help Siena outlast Quinnipiac 72-70 on Thursday night. Bisping split a pair of free throws to tie it at 66 late in the second half after an Evan Conti jumper. Zaid Hearst followed with a 3-pointer to give Quinnipiac the lead with 49 seconds left. Lavon Long missed his second free throw, but Bisping tied it with a putback...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Long scores 16 to lead Siena past Rider 69-60

Lavon Long scored 16 points and Marquis Wright added 14 as Siena defeated Rider 69-60 on Sunday. Rider's Jimmie Taylor scored four points to tie the game at 60 with 2:04 to play before Siena closed on a 9-0 to seal it. Ryan Oliver hit a jumper and the Saints were 7 of 8 from the line during the span. The Broncs missed their last six shots from the field. Long was 5 of 14 from the...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Siena hangs on to beat Manhattan 67-63

Rob Poole and Evan Hymes scored 17 points each and helped Siena hang on for a 67-63 win against Manhattan on Friday night. Siena (12-16, 8-9 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) allowed Manhattan (20-7, 13-5) to close within 60-57, but Hymes scored on a one-dribble pull-up jumper from 15 feet to make it 62-57 with 48 seconds left. From there, Poole made 5 of 6 free throws to secure...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bisping's layup gets Siena past Fairfield 77-75

Brett Bisping scored on a layup with eight seconds left in the game to allow Siena to escape with a 77-75 win over Fairfield Monday night. Maurice Barrow's layup gave Fairfield a four-point lead with two minutes to play, 75-71, but Siena battled back. Rob Poole hit the second of two free throws, then converted a three-point play to knot the score with 1:12 to play and the Stags...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Siena downs Niagara 66-62

Marquis Wright scored four points inside 23 seconds remaining as Siena downed Niagara 66-62 in a closely played matchup on Thursday night. Rob Poole matched his season scoring average with 15 points while Wright and Evan Hymes both added 12 points for Siena (10-12, 6-5, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Antoine Mason, the nation's leading scorer at 27.4 ppg, hit a jumper with...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Siena rallies for a 64-56 win over Fairfield

Brett Bisping and Rob Poole scored 19 points apiece as Siena used a strong second half to come back and beat Fairfield 64-56 on Sunday. Bisping made 7-of-11 shots and Poole connected on all 10 of his free-throw attempts for Siena (9-12, 5-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Poole also grabbed five rebounds and made four steals for the Saints. Maurice Barrow led Fairfield (4...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Siena surges past St. Peter's 64-47

Brett Bisping and Rob Poole each scored 14 points, while Marquis Wright added 13 with nine rebounds to push Siena past St. Peter's 64-47 Thursday night. The Saints (8-12, 4-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) moved into an 18-12 lead as Bisping had a three-point play and a 3-pointer to spark a 10-2 run at the midway mark in the first half. St. Peter's (7-11, 3-6) pulled within...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Siena celebrates at home, beats Hofstra 67-59

Maurice White, Rob Poole and Lavon Long scored 14 points each, leading Siena to a 67-59 win over Hofstra Monday night. Siena (4-8) celebrated playing at home for the first time in 35 days, after playing seven straight road games, by taking an early lead and holding on for the victory. The game was tied at 10 when the Saints went on a 14-3 run to lead 24-13 at the 6:38 mark. They...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Siena beats Niagara 84-71 in MAAC opener

Rob Poole scored 21 points as Siena snapped a four-game losing streak and beat Niagara 84-71 on Friday night in the conference opener for both teams. Siena (3-7, 1-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) broke a 26-26 first-half tie with a 17-3 run, taking a 43-29 lead with 2:43 left in the half. The Saints shot 61 percent from the field during the half, going 19-for-31. Evan Hymes...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph's knocks off Siena 78-66

Langston Galloway scored 27 points, Ronald Roberts added 19, and Saint Joseph's beat Siena 78-66 in a consolation round game Friday night at the Old Spice Classic. Galloway, with 16 points, was among three Saint Joseph's (3-2) players scoring in double-digits as the Hawks took a commanding 46-26 halftime lead. Lavon Long had 13 points for Siena (2-6). St. Joseph's held a 14-1...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Siena beaten 87-60 by No. 21 Memphis

No. 21 Memphis 87, Siena 60. With AP Photos. By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press Memphis coach Josh Pastner has a message for the Siena administration about its basketball coach. ''Jimmy Patsos, I think Siena should give him a lifetime contract, '' Pastner said after No. 21 Memphis beat the Saints 87-60 on Thursday night at the Old Spice Classic. ''He's the best. His teams play so...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Silas' late layup lifts Siena past Cornell 71-70

Imoh Silas scored 17 points, including the game-winning basket with 6 seconds left, and grabbed 14 rebounds as Siena rallied to beat Cornell 71-70 Friday night. After Evan Hymes' layup with :26 remaining pulled Siena (1-3) within one point, 69-70, Rob Poole fouled Nolan Cressler. Cressler, who scored a game-high 25 points and came into the game having made 7 of 9 free throws this...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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