Siena rallies to defeat Princeton 63-59

The Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Evans Hymes scored 22 points and Siena rallied in the second half to defeat Princeton 63-59 on Thursday night.

Two Saints tallied double-doubles - Kyle Downey had 15 points and 10 rebounds while OD Anosike had 12 points and 10 rebounds for his seventh straight double-double.

Siena (4-7) trailed 43-37 with 12:04 remaining before making a 12-0 run to take the lead for good. A jumper by Downey capped the run with 6:14 to play to give the Saints a 49-43 lead. Siena entered the game having lost seven of its previous eight games.

The win avenged an overtime loss to the Tigers last season.

Douglas Davis scored 23 points and made seven 3-pointers for Princeton, which shot less than 40 percent from the field (21 of 55) for the first time in six games. Ian Hummer added 16 points and T.J. Bray had 15 for the Tigers (6-7).

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