Celia Tomlinson led Rensselaer with 17 points and 10 rebounds.
Pickett scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half when Siena rallied to beat Canisius, 73-72 last month. He connected on 9-of-18 shots from the floor in the contest. The performance was part of an effort which saw him earn MAAC Player of the Week…
The Bonnies led for 37 minutes and 23 seconds, building a 19-point lead midway through the second half and allowing every player to see the court in a 74-61 victory in front of 4,276 observers at the Blue Cross Arena. The win was their seventh straight in Rochester and fourth straight to start Atlantic 10 play, tying the best A-10 start in program history.
Each year, the SBU admissions and athletic departments partner to offer the area’s prospective students free admission to the only Division I basketball game in the city.
The Dayton Flyers are the clear favorite to win the A-10 and sophomore forward Obi Toppin is scaling the NBA mock drafts. The 14-win Flyers haven’t lost a game in regulation; their two losses were an overtime defeat to Kansas in the Maui Invitational and a Colorado buzzer-beater at Chicago’s United Center…
First-years Jake Gugula (Fulton, NY/G. Ray Bodley) and Kevin Ryan (Rochester, NY/Pittsford Sutherland) led RIT with 10 and 11 points, respectively.
Brooke Stanley (Minnetonka, MN/Benilde-St. Margaret’s) led RIT with 20 points on 8-of-16 shooting. Sabrina Wolfe (Troy, NY/Troy) (10 pts., 12 reb.) and Alyssa Juergens (Rochester, NY/Hilton) (10 pts. 13 reb.) each had double-doubles, while Kaleesha Joseph (Somerville, MA/Prospect Hill Academy Charter) finished with 15 points.
The Herons shot just 31.3% from the floor, but made six 3-pointers. William Smith won the battle for the boards, outrebounding Union 47-42.
Senior Edens Fleurizard, sophomore Dan Masino (Fairport) and first-year Daniel Cook (Pittsford Mendon) each finished with nine points.
Buffalo State went 7-for-16 from 3-point land in the first half to account for 21 of their 28 total points in the first 20 minutes of action.