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
Monmouth17-328-852
Iona16-422-1177
Siena13-721-13104
Fairfield12-819-14142
St. Peters12-814-16208
Manhattan9-1113-18228
Canisius8-1214-19221
Rider8-1213-20242
Quinnipiac6-149-21297
Niagara5-157-25316
Marist4-167-23318
 
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