Long scores 16 points and Wright adds 14 as Siena closes on 9-0 run to defeat Rider 69-60
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. – Lavon Long scored 16 points and Marquis Wright added 14 as Siena defeated Rider 69-60 on Sunday.
Rider's Jimmie Taylor scored four points to tie the game at 60 with 2:04 to play before Siena closed on a 9-0 to seal it. Ryan Oliver hit a jumper and the Saints were 7 of 8 from the line during the span. The Broncs missed their last six shots from the field.
Long was 5 of 14 from the field and had nine boards. Wright made 4 of 7 shots and was a perfect 6 of 6 from the line. Brett Bisping grabbed 11 rebounds for Siena (13-16, 9-9 Metro Atlantic).
Taylor scored 15 points and Daniel Stewart added 12 to lead Rider (13-14, 9-9), which has lost five of its last six games.