CBI Tournament - Recap - Siena Defeats Penn State 54-52
Siena grabbed a 54-52 win over Penn State on Monday, behind a 17-point effort from Lavon Long at Times Union Center.
Siena was a 5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Siena got 12 points from Brett Bisping and another 11 points from Rob Poole. Marquis Wright contributed 3 assists, while Brett Bisping cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Penn State got 17 points from D.J. Newbill in a losing cause and another 8 points from Brandon Taylor. Tim Frazier contributed 3 assists for them, while Brandon Taylor had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Siena were victorious, as the score was 25-21 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Siena as they grabbed 40 boards, while Penn State only had 36.