Old Spice Classic - Purdue Downs Siena 68-63 - Match Report
A.J. Hammons scored 16 points leading Purdue to a 68-63 victory over Siena at HP Field House on Sunday.
Purdue did not, however, defeat Siena against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks.
Ronnie Johnson had 13 points for Purdue and Jay Simpson chipped in with 12 points. Errick Peck had 2 assists for them, while A.J. Hammons was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Siena got 17 points from Rob Poole in a losing cause and another 17 points from Evan Hymes. Marquis Wright contributed 5 assists for them, while Brett Bisping had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Siena were victorious, as the score was 43-30 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Siena as they grabbed 36 boards, while Purdue only had 31.