Hofstra 23 36 59
Siena 28 39 67
Date of game: 12/23/2013

Recap: Siena vs. Hofstra

Albany, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Lavon Long, Rob Poole and Maurice White all scored 14 points as the Siena Saints captured a 67-59 win over the Hofstra Pride in non-conference action at the Times Union Center.

Also scoring in double figures for the Saints (4-8) was Brett Bisping with 10 points as the team won for the second time in the last three outings.

Hofstra (3-7) was led by Jamall Robinson who tallied a game-high 16 points, followed by Chris Jenkins and Dion Nesmith with 11 points apiece off the bench for a squad that lost for the fourth time in five tries. Zeke Upshaw, who entered the contest leading the team in scoring with 19.9 ppg, finished with a mere seven points as he shot a dismal 2-of-17 from the floor, 1-of-10 behind the 3-point line.

Hofstra led early on in the meeting, but it wasn't long before the Saints moved out to a 20-10 advantage midway through the first half. However, Siena shot only 35.5 percent from the field and 1-of-6 beyond the arc through the first 20 minutes, allowing the hosts to post just a 28-23 edge at the break.

In the second half Siena responded with 53.8 percent shooting from the floor and 10-of-12 at the free-throw line in order to grab the much-needed win.

While the Saints converted only 2-of-9 out on the perimeter on the night, Hofstra was a woeful 5-of-24 on the outside.

Game Notes

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The NFL announced Sunday night that the AFC North showdown between the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers will be the NBC primetime game for Week 17.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

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Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

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