POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- O.D. Anosike scored 20 points and fell one rebound short of a career-high with 21 as Siena held off Marist 79-75 Sunday in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference matchup.
The performance marked Anosike's 13th double-double this season.
Siena, whose point total was a season-high, shot a sizzling 63.6 percent (14 of 22) from the field and 11 of 12 from the free-throw line en route to a 41-33 lead at the break.
Marist (5-16, 2-8) trimmed the deficit to 78-75 with 40 seconds left but missed its final five shots, including three 3-pointers in the final 15 seconds.
Chavaughn Lewis led Marist with 23 points but the Red Foxes made just 7 of 23 shots from deep.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite