Franklin leads Siena over Loyola, Md., 73-60

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)Alex Franklin led four scorers in double figures with 23 points and added 11 rebounds Monday as Siena beat Loyola, Md., 73-60.

Edwin Ubiles added 17 points for the Saints (19-6, 13-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who rebounded from Saturday’s loss at Rider to win their 16th straight home game.

Siena was ahead 35-28 at halftime and never lost the lead. But after Loyola cut it to 37-32 early in the second half, the Saints responded with a 17-2 run to put the game away. The scoring spree included a tip-in from Ryan Rossiter, who finished with 14 points, four blocks and a career-high 18 rebounds.

Jamal Barney scored 19 points for Loyola (11-15, 6-8 MAAC). He finished with a dunk with 2.7 seconds remaining and the game safely in hand for Siena, prompting audible complaints from the Saints’ bench.

Marquis Sullivan added 15 points for the Greyhounds.

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