ALBANY, N.Y. - Edwin Ubiles scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half as Siena pulled away to a 92-75 win over St. Joseph's last night in a nonleague game at the Times Union Center.
Idris Hilliard had a team-high 14 points for the Hawks (4-7), which lost for the seventh time in the last eight games after a 3-0 start.
St. Joseph's was unable to prevent the Saints (8-4) from matching a school record for consecutive home wins at 26.
Siena's Alex Franklin scored 25 points while teammate Clarence Jackson, a Cherokee High graduate, scored 23.
The Saints used a decisive 21-3 run in the second half to break the game open.
Before that, the Hawks had been competitive in a game that featured seven ties and 14 lead changes in the first half.
St. Joseph's led, 39-34, with 2 minutes, 7 seconds to go before halftime when Franklin and Jackson combined for seven points during a 9-3 run to close out the half and give Siena the advantage.
Darrin Govens, the Hawks' leading scorer (13.4 points) was held to just five points on shooting 2 for 7 from the field. The lone bright spot for St. Joseph's was the bench, which outscored Siena by 35-13 and was led by 13 points from Bryant Irwin.