ALBANY, N.Y. – Jeron Belin scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half and Saint Peter's rallied past Siena for a 67-57 victory Wednesday night.
The Peacocks (16-11, 11-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) trailed 43-36 with 10:35 left after Siena's Ryan Rossiter made two free throws. But with Belin scoring 11 of the points, the Peacocks outscored the Saints 21-6 over the next 7:27 to take command of the game. Belin's free throws made it 57-49 with 3:08 to go.
The Saints (10-16, 7-9) suffered their fourth consecutive defeat, despite Rossiter's 21 points and 16 rebounds.
Nick Leon's 15 points and Ryan Bacon's 13 rebounds helped Saint Peter's offset Rossiter's contributions and the Peacocks won for the seventh time in nine games. They swept the season series, having beaten Siena 77-69 on Jan. 21.
Siena was outrebounded for only the second time in 15 games, 42-41 by Saint Peter's.