Recap - Siena Defeats Cornell 71-70
|Recap - Siena Defeats Cornell 71-70|
Siena got 19 points from Rob Poole en route to a 71-70 victory over Cornell on Friday at Newman Arena.
Bettors who backed Siena were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 2.
Siena got 17 points from Imoh Silas and another 15 points from Evan Hymes. Marquis Wright contributed 4 assists, while Imoh Silas cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Cornell got 25 points from Nolan Cressler in a losing cause and another 17 points from Devin Cherry. Devin Cherry contributed 4 assists for them, while Dwight Tarwater had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Siena were victorious, as the score was 43-37 at the break.
Siena had a 33-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.