Siena vs Marist

Siena 70, Marist 64


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - O.D. Anosike scored 24 points with 12 rebounds and Siena held off Marist 70-64 Friday night in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament.

Rob Poole scored 19 points, hitting 5 of 7 3-pointers for the ninth-seeded Saints (8-23), who play top seed Niagara Saturday.

After Jay Bowie's 3-pointer tied it for the 12th time at 64-64 with 1:43 left, the eighth-seeded Red Foxes couldn't score again. Marist missed seven shots, five from long range, ending its three-game winning streak.

Trenity Burdine's free throw broke the tie with 1:01 left. He then scored on a layup. Anosike made a foul shot with 20 seconds remaining and, after four missed shots by Marist, dunked with 3 seconds showing.

Chavaughn Lewis' 24 points paced the Red Foxes (10-21), who led 56-52 with 5:53 left.

Siena, which led 32-31 at halftime, is 6-0 all-time against Marist in MAAC tourney play.

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Siena Saints
O. Anosike, F379-216-8125324
T. Burdine, F342-44-66128
I. Silas, C151-20-01032
R. Poole, G357-110-032319
E. Hymes, G321-51-20413
D. Martens234-41-340310
R. Brookins201-52-32114
B. Bisping40-00-02000
Totals 25-5214-2236131670
Marist Red Foxes
J. Bowie, F295-124-452316
A. Kemp, C345-83-580513
C. Lewis, G408-216-775324
I. Morton, G371-60-00303
T. Curry, G162-31-12035
D. Price271-50-02313
M. Thomas110-30-02010
P. Prinsloo60-10-00010
Totals 22-5914-1729131764
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Peters8-1216-18233