In college basketball, it was a close one but Siena narrowly avoided defeat Monday night. After trailing by 16 points to last-place Fairfield in the first half, the Saints rallied to beat the Stags 77-75 at Times Union Center snapping a two-game losing streak.
Led by No. 1 Syracuse, the top six teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll are the same this week as last. Following the 23-0 Orange, who are a unanimous choice to be No. 1, are Arizona, Florida, Wichita State, San Diego State and Villanova.