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Rider vs Canisius

Rider 65, Canisius 61

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Junior Fortunat scored 12 points off the bench and Rider beat Canisius 65-61 Saturday.

The Broncs (18-12, 12-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) avenged an earlier 67-50 loss to Canisius (18-12, 11-7). 25. Trailing 38-31 at halftime, Rider outscored the Golden Griffins 34-23 in the second half for its fifth straight win.

Canisius, up 11 points early, started quickly when Alshwan Hymes recorded his 1,000th career point with a 3-pointer to start the game. He was 1 of 6 on treys afterwards, scoring 7 points. Canisius, 7 of 25 on treys, was 2 for 10 after the break.

Fortunat hit 5 of 5 from the field. Jonathon Thompson and Nurideen Lindsey scored 11 points apiece, Lindsey hitting 5 of 6 from the floor. Rider made 25 of 46 shots and outscored Canisius 34-20 in the paint.

Isaac Sosa, Harold Washington and Billy Baron scored 14 apiece for Canisius.

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Rider Broncs
D. Stewart, F142-62-21146
D. Nd-Ezuma, C71-21-21003
J. Thompson, G374-51-334311
N. Lindsey, G245-60-042211
A. Myles, G243-102-25218
J. Fortunat285-52-410412
Z. Sadler282-42-25207
S. Valentine233-51-26027
T. Pereira100-20-00020
K. Alford50-10-01000
Totals 25-4611-1729111865
 54.3%64.7% 
Canisius Golden Griffins
F. Asprilla, F92-30-45034
H. Washington, G364-115-603214
I. Sosa, G286-110-020214
A. Hymes, G202-70-01316
R. Groves, G91-20-00003
B. Baron343-87-714014
C. Manhertz331-20-18142
J. Heath221-12-22044
J. Heath90-20-00020
Totals 20-4714-2021111861
 42.6%70% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Iona17-322-11
Manhattan15-525-8
Quinnipiac14-620-12
Canisius14-621-13
Siena11-920-18
Rider9-1114-17
St. Peters9-1114-17
Marist9-1112-19
Monmouth5-1511-21
Fairfield4-167-25
Niagara3-177-26
 
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