ALBANY, N.Y. – OD Anosike scored a career-high 17 points and Siena defeated Manhattan 64-57 on Friday night.
Ryan Rossiter posted his 17th double-double of the season with 12 points and 12 rebounds, and Owen Wignot added 11 points for the Saints (10-12, 7-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who have won three in a row and six of their past seven at home.
Manhattan used a 12-0 run to overcome a 10-point deficit and take a 39-37 lead with 12:28 remaining in the game. But Clarence Jackson and Wignot answered with 3-pointers to give the Saints the lead for good.
With Siena leading 58-54 with 1:06 left, Rossiter converted a three-point play to put the game out of reach.
George Beamon scored 17 points to reach double figures for the seventh straight game and Michael Alvarado added 15 points for the Jaspers (4-19, 2-10). Demetrius Jemison pulled down 16 rebounds for Manhattan.