Louisville edges Siena in second round, 79-72

Siena led by four points with 7:45 left, but lost to Louisville in the second round of the NCAA Tour

DAYTON, Ohio – Siena led top-seeded Louisville by four points with 7:45 left, but the Cardinals pulled out a 79-72 victory in the second round of the NCAA Tournament tonight.

Siena was within 70-67 with 1:26 left after Alex Franklin made two free throws, but after Andre McGee made two for Louisville, Kenny hasbrouck missed a three-pointer, leading to a breakaway dunk by Earl Clark to give the Cardinals a 74-67 lead with a minute left.

Edwin Ubiles, who scored 24 points for Siena, made a three with 16.5 seconds left to make it 76-72.

In the first half, Siena missed 19 of its first 25 shots and fell behind by as much as 14 points before rallying to get within 42-35 of Louisville at halftime.

Kenny Hasbrouck was 2-for-10, but hit an NBA range three-pointer to get the Saints within 36-31.

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