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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

Siena edges Marist 66-64

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) Evan Hymes' layup with six seconds left lifted Siena over Marist 66-64 on Thursday. Siena (10-14, 7-8 Metro Atlantic) raced out to an 11-2 lead after 5 1/2 minutes as Marist missed its first five shots of the game and turned it over twice in that span. The Saints' lead reached double digits on Javion Ogunyemi's layup with 3:34 left in the half and Siena...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Saint Peter's comes back to beat Siena 65-57

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Marvin Dominique scored 18 of his 26 points in the second half to lead Saint Peter's to a 65-57 win over Siena on Monday night. Both teams started slow but Siena had a 26-17 lead at the half and was up 41-40 with 9:51 remaining in the game. Dominique drove the lane for a twisting layup to give the Peacocks a 46-43 lead. He slammed home a dunk for a 55-47 advantage...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Siena outlasts Fairfield 68-67

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Javion Ogunyemi scored 15 points and hit two key baskets late to lift Siena past Fairfield 68-67 on Friday night. The Saints (5-7, 2-1 Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference) trailed by 12 early in the second half, but chipped away at the deficit as Ogunyemi scored on a tip-in and then hit a layup to grab the lead for good, 67-66 with 2:26 left. After Lavon Long...
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January 02, 2015  |  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

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 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 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 comes from 13 down to beat Fordham 79-69

Rob Poole scored four of his career-high 28 points during a stunning game-changer of a run in the second half as Siena roared past Fordham 79-69 on Monday night. Siena (5-8) was trailing by 13 deep into the second half before holding Fordham (7-6) scoreless for an astonishing seven minutes during a 22-0 turnaround. Fordham took its biggest lead, 53-40, when Jon Severe hit a 3-pointer...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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