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Monmouth vs Rider

Rider 65, Monmouth (NJ) 62

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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Daniel Stewart recorded 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Lindsey Nurideen hit late free throws to help Rider beat Monmouth 65-62.

Trailing 37-22 at halftime, Monmouth (1-2) opened the second half on an 11-0 run - seven points by Dion Nesmith - to close the gap to 37-33.

Rider (2-1) responded with a 13-6 run of its own to push the lead to 50-39, but Monmouth answered right back.

Trailing 50-39 with 10 minutes remaining, the Hawks used a 23-12 run to tie the game at 62. Marcus Ware capped the run with a layup.

Lindsey, fouled by Nesmith, hit two free throws with 54 seconds left to give Rider the 64-62 lead.

Following a missed 3-pointer by Monmouth's Jesse Steele, Lindsey hit one free throw with 18 seconds left to extend the lead 65-62.

Andrew Nicholas missed a desperation shot with three seconds left.

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Monmouth Hawks
E. Waite, F162-52-47056
M. Ware, C193-82-37038
A. Nicholas, G363-172-26138
J. Steele, G354-200-033310
D. Nesmith, G266-92-214315
S. Spinella244-64-532013
T. O'Garro140-10-01020
K. Brown110-20-01020
M. DiLeo90-00-02010
G. Cox61-20-01002
J. Palm20-00-01000
C. White20-00-00000
Totals 23-7012-1638102262
 32.9%75% 
Rider Broncs
D. Stewart, F276-76-7130418
J. Fortunat, F120-20-44030
J. Thompson, G343-62-253110
A. Myles, G311-83-45326
N. Lindsey, G161-35-84047
T. Pereira193-70-02219
S. Valentine193-40-04008
Z. Sadler181-50-01112
D. Nd-Ezuma152-31-14025
J. Nwaniemeka50-20-03000
K. Alford40-20-00000
Totals 20-4917-264691865
 40.8%65.4% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona17-326-951
Rider15-521-12141
Manhattan13-719-14168
Monmouth13-718-15176
Canisius11-918-15181
Quinnipiac9-1115-15226
St. Peters8-1216-18233
Siena7-1311-20268
Niagara7-138-22285
Fairfield5-157-24299
Marist5-157-25317
 
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