ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Noah Thomasson's 18 points helped Niagara defeat Siena 56-54 on Sunday.

Thomasson was 8-of-14 shooting (1 for 3 from distance) for the Purple Eagles (13-9, 8-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Sam Iorio scored 12 points while shooting 4 of 7 from the field and 4 for 6 from the line, and added five rebounds. Braxton Bayless was 3-of-9 shooting and 3 of 5 from the free-throw line to finish with nine points, while adding eight rebounds and three steals.

Andrew Platek led the way for the Saints (15-9, 9-4) with 18 points. Jackson Stormo added 10 points for Siena. Jayce Johnson also had six points.


Both teams next play Friday. Niagara hosts Quinnipiac and Siena visits Mount St. Mary's.


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