Cornell comes back to edge Siena 81-80

Published Dec. 1, 2015 9:26 p.m. ET

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) Robert Hatter scored 28 of his 32 points in the second half to help Cornell come back and edge Siena 81-80 on Tuesday night.

Hatter was 10 of 20 from the floor, made four 3-pointers, and had six assists and three steals for the Big Red (4-4), who is undefeated at home.

Marquis Wright had 19 points to lead Siena (4-3). Javion Ogunyemi scored 17 points, and Brett Bisping added 16 points with 18 rebounds.

Lavon Long made a 3-pointer to give the Saints a 60-50 lead with nine minutes left. Hatter scored 19 points during a 27-17 Big Red surge, including three 3-pointers, to tie it at 77 with 53 seconds left.

The Saints then made 3 of 4 field goals, and Hatter and Darryl Smith each made a pair of free throws for an 81-77 lead with three seconds left.

Siena's Ryan Oliver made a 3-poiniter at the buzzer.