Siena takes pair from Fairfield
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Jalen Pickett scored 15 points — going over 1,000 for his career — and added nine rebounds and six assists as Siena topped Fairfield 74-58 on Saturday for the Saints’ 13th straight win dating to last season.
Jackson Stormo also scored 15 points for Siena. Kyle Young added 11 points. Manny Camper had seven rebounds. Siena is off to a 3-0 start for the first time in 17 years.
Jesus Cruz had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Stags. Jake Wojcik added 11 points. Taj Benning, whose 13 points per game heading into the matchup led the Stags, scored five points. He shot 0 of 4 from behind the arc.
On Sunday, Aidan Carpenter scored 19 points as Siena beat Fairfield 75-68.
Jordan King added 18 points for the Saints, while Camper chipped in 17. Camper also had 12 rebounds and six assists.
Stormo had 10 points for Siena (4-0, 4-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Fairfield totaled 37 points in the second half, a season high for the team.
Wojcik had 18 points for the Stags (2-11, 2-6). Cruz added 14 points.