Manhattan vs Siena

Siena 70, Manhattan 64


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Evan Hymes had 21 points and seven assists as Siena defeated Manhattan 70-64 Tuesday night to split the season series.

The Jaspers (18-10, 11-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) suffered their third loss in four games after an eight-game winning streak, including 72-53 over the Saints on Jan. 14.

Siena (12-14, 7-9), meanwhile, moved a half-game ahead of Niagara in the MAAC race for sixth place - which carries a first-round tournament bye.

Hymes was 8 of 13 from the field, hitting 5 of 7 from long range, Kyle Downey added 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting and OD Anosike scored 14.

The Saints, who led 33-27 at intermission, opened the second half with 19 straight free throws. They finished 22 of 24 from the line after the break to maintain a five-point cushion.

George Beamon's 16 points led Manhattan, which lost starting point guard Michael Alvarado to a first-half injury.

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Manhattan Jaspers
E. Andujar, F264-63-681211
R. Colonette, F161-20-04052
G. Beamon, G306-142-420316
M. Koita, G152-50-00035
M. Alvarado, G90-20-01220
K. Brutus323-90-05149
R. Brown203-60-02226
D. Kates191-43-40405
L. McCabe-Moran163-51-221110
R. McCoy150-10-03020
T. Sommerfeldt20-00-01010
Totals 23-549-1631112564
Siena Saints
O. Anosike, F393-128-980314
O. Wignot, F321-52-22215
B. Walters, C150-32-28032
K. Downey, G407-103-451318
E. Hymes, G408-130-017221
R. Poole310-210-1343210
M. Hopper30-00-00010
Totals 19-4525-3028131570
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Peters0-05-5237
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