Albany, NY (Sports Network) - Adam Kemp finished with 24 points, 14 rebounds
and five blocks to lead the Marist Red Foxes to a 76-74 decision over the
Siena Saints in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference bout at the Times Union
Center on Friday.
Devin Price chimed in with 18 points off the bench for Marist (9-20, 5-12
MAAC). Chavaughn Lewis added 17 points while Jay Bowie produced 10 points and
eight rebounds. The win marked the second straight for the Red Foxes.
Siena (7-22, 4-13) lost despite a 17-point outing by Trenity Burdine. O.D.
Anosike scored 16 points and finished one rebound shy of a double-double while
Rob Poole tallied 14 points. Davis Martens contributed 13 points and seven
rebounds off the bench as the Saints were defeated for the sixth time in their
last seven games.
The Red Foxes connected on 53.6 percent of their field goal attempts in the
opening half and held a 35-31 lead with just over a minute before the
intermission. Siena scored five consecutive points to close out the half and
take a 36-35 lead into the break. Anosike scored nine of his points in the
Marist climbed back on top and Kemp sank a pair of free throws to give it a
66-60 lead with just under five minutes to play, but the Saints responded with
an 8-2 run to even the score less than two minutes later. The Red Foxes struck
back took a 75-71 lead with under 10 seconds left in regulation. Poole hit a
triple to make it a one-point affair with five seconds left. After Manny
Thomas missed the back end of his ensuing trip to the free-throw line, Poole's
desperation heave was off the mark.
The closely contested bout was reflected in the rebounding battle as both
sides pulled down 30 boards in the contest.
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