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Providence knocks down 13 3-pointers, beats Siena 77-67

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Freshman AJ Reeves scored 29 points, making seven 3-pointers, and Alpha Diallo added 16 points with 11 assists as Providence defeated Siena 77-67 in a season opener Tuesday night.

Reeves knocked down the most 3-pointers by a Providence player since 2012. With three minutes left in the first half, Reeves, Diallo and Isaiah Jackson were a combined 8 of 10 from distance as the Friars jumped out to a 50-34 lead by halftime. Jackson also finished with 16 points.

The teams combined for 25 3-pointers.

Freshman Sloan Seymour and Evan Fisher paced Siena with 15 and 11 points, respectively. The Saints outscored Providence 33-27 after halftime by burying 3s. At one stretch they were shooting 61.5 percent and came as close as seven points, 74-67, with just over three minutes remaining. Siena finished 12 for 28 from 3-point distance, doubling its makes from four to eight between halves.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Siena 0-1 343367
home team logo Providence 1-0 502777
Team Stats
away team logo Siena 0-1 64.6 PPG 31.7 RPG 12.6 APG
home team logo Providence 1-0 71.4 PPG 39.2 RPG 14.4 APG
Key Players
32
E. Fisher 15.9 PPG 6.0 RPG 1.5 APG 48.8 FG%
11
A. Diallo 16.1 PPG 8.0 RPG 3.1 APG 42.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB