ALBANY, N.Y. -- Alex Franklin scored 22 points to help Siena defeat Loyola (Md.) 67-61 on Thursday night.
The Saints (16-4, 9-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) scored five straight points over the final 3:35 to win their 10th straight.
Loyola (9-10, 2-7) led 60-54 on two free throws by Robert Olson. But Siena scored eight straight points and took the lead for good on two foul shots by Alex Franklin with 3:35 to go.
Olson's free throw pulled the Greyhounds within 62-61 with 3:35 to go, but they missed two free throws, a layup and a tip-in during the Saints' final spurt.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.