Bucknell hosts Siena

Siena (1-4) vs. Bucknell (1-5)

Sojka Pavilion, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Siena faces Bucknell in a non-conference matchup. Siena won 72-69 at home against Harvard on Monday. Bucknell lost 85-79 to Rider on Wednesday.

SUPER SENIORS: Siena has benefited heavily from its seniors. Jackson Stormo, Anthony Gaines, Nick Hopkins and Jayce Johnson have collectively accounted for 49 percent of all Saints points this season.ACCURATE ANDREW: Andrew Funk has connected on 37.7 percent of the 61 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 21 of 52 over the last five games. He’s also converted 85 percent of his foul shots this season.

BEHIND THE ARC: Siena’s Colby Rogers has attempted 36 3-pointers and connected on 47.2 percent of them, and is 17 of 36 over the past five games.

ASSIST RATIOS: The Saints have recently created buckets via assists more often than the Bison. Bucknell has an assist on 46 of 81 field goals (56.8 percent) over its previous three matchups while Siena has assists on 40 of 69 field goals (58 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: The opportunistic Bucknell offense has averaged 75.7 possessions per game this season, ranking the Bison 28th nationally. Siena has operated at a steadier pace and is averaging only 66.6 possessions per game (ranked 280th).


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