Siena 32 38 70
Marist 31 33 64
Date of game: 3/8/2013

Recap: Marist vs. Siena

Springfield, MA (Sports Network) - O.D. Anosike registered a double-double with 24 points and 12 rebounds as the Siena Saints captured a 70-64 win over the Marist Red Foxes during the first round of the 32nd annual Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament at MassMutual Center.

Anosike, who shot 9-of-21 from the floor, also added five assists and two blocked shots for the ninth-seeded Saints (8-23). Also scoring in double figures for Siena were Rob Poole and Davis Martens with 19 and 10 points, respectively, as the pair combined to shoot 6-of-8 behind the 3-point line.

The eighth-seeded Red Foxes (10-21) were paced by Chavaughn Lewis who tallied 24 points and cleared seven boards, but he shot just 2-of-7 beyond the arc and 8-of-21 from the field overall in the setback. Jay Bowie pitched in with 16 points and Adam Kemp 13, to go along with eight rebounds and five blocks.

Siena knocked down an impressive 52.0 percent from the floor in the first half, compared to 39.3 percent for the Red Foxes, yet the Saints led by just a single point at the break, 32-31.

In the second half Marist dipped to only 35.5 percent accuracy from the field, including 2-of-11 behind the 3-point line, allowing Siena to capture the six- point triumph.

With the victory the Saints, who hit on 6-of-10 beyond the arc compared to 6- of-21 for Marist, will now take on top-seeded Niagara in the quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon.

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