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Pickett scores 20, Siena shuts down Fairfield 57-48

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Jalen Pickett scored 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting with four steals and Siena defeated Fairfield 57-48 Thursday night, posting season bests in fewest points allowed and holding the top 3-point shooting team in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference to just 4 of 23 from distance (17 percent).

Evan Fisher added 11 points and six rebounds for Siena (8-11, 3-3), Sloan Seymour scored nine and Kevin Degnan pulled down a game-high nine rebounds.

Wassef Methnani led Fairfield (5-15, 2-6) with 15 points and Neftali Alvarez added 10. Methnani made three of Fairfield's four 3-pointers. The Stags had been tied for 38th nationally in 3-pointers made and led the MAAC, shooting 36 percent from distance, 180 of 499.

Siena led by as many as 14 points, though Fairfield cut that to 52-46 on an Alvarez drive with 1:53 remaining. The Stags were 2 of 4 from the field in the last two minutes, 0 for 2 from the line.

Siena, meanwhile, made 5 of 8 free throws.

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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 8-11 292857
home team logo Fairfield 5-15 242448
Team Stats
away team logo Siena 8-11 64.6 PPG 31.7 RPG 12.6 APG
home team logo Fairfield 5-15 66.8 PPG 33.8 RPG 12.9 APG
Key Players
32
E. Fisher 15.9 PPG 6.0 RPG 1.5 APG 48.8 FG%
25
L. Taliaferro 12.3 PPG 2.0 RPG 1.0 APG 39.9 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