Scores

Final OT

Siena 88

(18-11, 12-6 MAAC)

Marist 98

(23-7, 14-4 MAAC)

11:00 AM ET, February 24, 2007

McCann Center, Poughkeepsie, New York

1 2 OT T
SIE 36 43 988
MRST 38 41 1998

Top Performers

Siena: M. Haddix 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Blk

Marist: J. Jordan 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 15 Ast

Marist wins back and forth game in OT against Siena

Associated Press

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- James Smith and Jared Jordan each scored 24 points to lead Marist to a 98-88 overtime victory against Siena on Saturday, giving the Red Foxes their first Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference regular season title.

Will Whittington added 23 points in a win that saw Marist (23-7, 14-4 MAAC) storm back from a 79-79 tie at the end of regulation to outscore Siena 19-9 in overtime.

With the victory, the Red Foxes clinched the top seed in the conference tournament and set the school mark for victories in a season.

The lead changed 15 times. Siena (18-11, 12-6) outscored Marist 43-41 in the second half and a Michael Haddix jumper tied the game with 34 seconds on the clock. Haddix led the Saints with 19 points and Kenny Hasbrouck added 16.

Marist had a chance to win the game in regulation, but Jordan missed a jumper at the buzzer.

Marist took 47 rebounds, Smith leading the way with 12, to 32 for the Saints.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SIE
MRST
Points 88 98
FG Made-Attempted 30-66 (.455) 32-70 (.457)
3P Made-Attempted 5-22 (.227) 17-42 (.405)
FT Made-Attempted 23-27 (.852) 17-21 (.810)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 12

2006-07 Season

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Jan 15, 2007 MRST 84, @SIE 75Recap
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