Siena Defeats Fordham 79-69 - Recap
|Siena Defeats Fordham 79-69 - Recap|
Rob Poole scored 28 points for Siena on Monday, leading them to a 79-69 victory over Fordham at Times Union Center.
Bettors who backed Siena were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks.
Siena got 14 points from Marquis Wright and another 12 points from Evan Hymes. Marquis Wright contributed 5 assists, while Lavon Long cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Fordham got a 20-point performance from Mandell Thomas, who was supported by 17 points from Jon Severe. Branden Frazier had 3 assists in a losing cause for Fordham, while Bryan Smith grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Fordham were victorious, as the score was 34-27 at the break.
Siena won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-36.