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MAAC-leading Siena men's basketball wins 7th straight

MAAC-leading Siena men's basketball wins 7th straight

Pickett wins it at buzzer
MAAC-leading Siena men's basketball wins 7th straight
Jalen Pickett's basket at the buzzer against Marist helped Siena win its seventh straight game Friday.

POUGHKEEPSIE — Jalen Pickett hit a jump shot at the buzzer Friday, helping the Siena men’s basketball team pull out a 52-50 MAAC victory over Marist at McCann Arena.

It was the seventh straight win for the first-place Saints (13-5 MAAC, 17-10 overall), but it wasn’t easy.

Siena jumped out to a 33-18 halftime lead, shooting 11-for-24 from the field, while holding Marist (6-12, 7-20) to 8 of 27 shooting. But the Red Foxes turned thins around in the second half, going 13-for-25 from the field, while the Saints were just 7 of 17.

Donald Carey led Siena with 16 points. Pickett added 14.

Jordan Jones and Tobias Sjoberg had 12 points each to power Marist.

SIENA (52)
D.Carey 6-9 0-0 16, Jl.Pickett 5-11 2-3 14, Hein 0-1 0-0 0, E.Burns 1-5 4-4 6, G.Harris Jr 2-5 0-0 4, Camper 3-6 0-0 6, Jr.King 0-0 0-0 0, Ky.Young 1-4 4-6 6, Friday IV 0-0 0-0 0, Tchougang 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-41 10-13 52.
MARIST (50)
Herasme 4-10 0-0 11, T.Saint-Furcy 2-8 0-0 4, Br.Bell 3-11 0-0 7, Cubbage 2-10 0-0 4, Jr.Jones 5-8 2-4 12, Sagl 0-0 0-0 0, Sjoberg 5-5 2-2 12, Cavanaugh 0-0 0-0 0, Tordoff 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-52 4-6 50.
Halftime score—Siena 33, Marist 18. 3-Point Goals—Siena 6-15 (D.Carey 4-6, Jl.Pickett 2-5, E.Burns 0-1, Camper 0-1, G.Harris Jr 0-1, Hein 0-1), Marist 4-19 (Herasme 3-6, Br.Bell 1-8, T.Saint-Furcy 0-2, Cubbage 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Siena 30 (G.Harris Jr 7), Marist 26 (Br.Bell 7). Assists—Siena 8 (Jl.Pickett 5), Marist 8 (Cubbage 3). Total Fouls—Siena 14 (Camper, D.Carey, Jl.Pickett 3), Marist 11 (Cubbage 4). A—1,705.

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