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Niagara vs Rider

Rider 74, Niagara 73

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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Brandon Penn hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 1 second left to give Rider a 74-73 win over Niagara in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game on Sunday.

The Broncs (10-15, 7-6) trailed 71-64 before going 3 of 4 from behind the arc in the final three minutes.

After Antoine Mason's jumper gave the Purple Eagles (9-16, 4-9) a 73-71 lead with 6 seconds left, Jonathon Thompson found Penn for the win.

Rider, which trailed for the final 32 minutes, went into the locker room down 41-31 at halftime. The Broncs then made all but three of their second-half field goals from behind the arc. Rider was 11 of 18 from long range (61.1 percent) and 14 of 29 from the field (48.3 percent) in the second half.

Jeff Jones led Rider with 18 points.

Marvin Jordan scored 24 points and Mason had 15 points and 12 rebounds for Niagara.

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Niagara Purple Eagles
S. Gillette, F80-10-02050
J. Green, G373-110-24836
A. Tanksley, G352-90-08116
A. Mason, G346-152-2121415
M. Lemmons, G264-74-474113
M. Jordan338-160-011124
A. Langford163-40-24026
J. Turner81-10-01013
J. Thomas30-10-01000
Totals 27-656-1042151873
 41.5%60% 
Rider Broncs
B. Penn, F313-134-4111011
D. Stewart, F261-65-75037
N. Gadson, F223-61-14118
J. Thompson, G374-50-057211
J. Jones, G325-103-422118
A. Myles255-100-021213
E. Mitchell171-10-00622
D. Nd-Ezuma72-40-22014
T. Pereira30-20-00000
Totals 24-5713-1833181274
 42.1%72.2% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Canisius2-05-4123
Monmouth2-05-5189
Fairfield2-04-6219
Iona1-16-471
Rider1-16-6172
Siena1-13-6234
Manhattan1-13-7324
Niagara1-11-7198
Quinnipiac0-24-5263
St. Peters0-24-7288
Marist0-21-10336
 
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