Scores

Final

Siena 75

(2-10, 0-2 MAAC)

Fordham 81

(3-9, 1-1 home)

12:00 PM ET, December 23, 2012

1 2 T
SIE 31 4475
FOR 47 3481

Top Performers

Siena: R. Poole 21 Pts, 2 Reb

Fordham: C. Gaston 25 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

Fordham 81, Siena 75

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Chris Gaston scored 25 points and Branden Frazier added 20 points and 10 assists as Fordham held on for an 81-75 nonconference victory over Siena on Sunday.

The Rams (3-9), who trailed 57-28 at halftime two days ago in an 88-73 loss to Connecticut, were sharp early this time, shooting 69 percent (20 of 29) in the first half.

Gaston scored 20 points as Fordham took a 47-31 halftime lead. The senior forward now has 1,514 points, ninth on the school's career list.

The Saints (2-10), in their first game since Dec. 9, rallied to shoot 60 percent (15 of 25) in the second half. They got within 63-62 with 10:04 left after consecutive 3-pointers by Rob Poole and Rakeem Brookins, but three straight Fordham baskets made it 69-62.

Poole had 21 points, Brookins 18 and O.D. Anosike 16 for Siena.

Bryan Smith added 15 points for Fordham.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SIE
FOR
Points 75 81
FG Made-Attempted 25-46 (.543) 31-53 (.585)
3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 7-15 (.467)
FT Made-Attempted 17-28 (.607) 12-14 (.857)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 18

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