NUCDF Basketball Challenge - Siena vs Northern Kentucky Final: 56-52 - Recap
Siena earned a 56-52 victory over Northern Kentucky on Saturday, getting 22 points from Evan Hymes at Jenny Craig Pavilion.
Siena won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6-point spread.
Rakeem Brookins had 13 points for Siena and O.D. Anosike chipped in with 11 points. Rakeem Brookins had 3 assists for them, while O.D. Anosike was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Northern Kentucky got 18 points from Eshaunte Jones in a losing cause and another 10 points from Ethan Faulkner. Chad Jackson contributed 2 assists for them, while Ethan Faulkner had 9 rebounds.
Siena hit the break trailing 26-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
Siena won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-31.