Hofstra 81, Siena 69

Mike Moore scored 30 points and Hofstra took control in the

second half to defeat Siena 81-69 Saturday.

In a Bracket Busters game, the Pride (9-20) broke a 37-all

halftime tie, outscoring Siena (12-15) in the second half. Hofstra

committed just 10 turnovers to Siena’s 21. The Pride outscored the

Saints 22-8 on points off turnovers.

Moore stuck six 3-pointers, hit all six of his free throws and

also made three steals. Stevie Mejia scored 16 points, 12 coming on

treys. Mejia also contributed six assists and four steals.

Nathaniel Lester was also in double figures for Hofstra with 15


OD Anosike led Siena with a 22-point, 12-rebound double-double,

going 10 of 12 from the field. Kyle Downey added 17 points and Owen

Wignot and Rob Poole had 10 apiece. Poole’s tip-in with 4:11 left

pulled Siena within 69-67. But Moore’s jumper, then a trey, made it