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
Monmouth17-225-545
St. Peters13-617-12146
Iona11-718-11112
Siena11-814-16142
Canisius10-917-13134
Fairfield10-915-13189
Rider9-1016-14202
Quinnipiac7-1210-19240
Niagara6-139-21277
Manhattan5-1410-20255
Marist5-148-22272
 
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