Nunez's 3 free throws give Rider 61-60 win over Canisius
The Broncs had made just 3 of 15 free throws when Nunez stepped to line for his only attempts of the game. He made the first two, and after a Canisius timeout, connected for the third. Tyere Marshall then intercepted a Canisius pass at midcourt to end the game.
Dimencio Vaughn scored 18 points to lead Rider (13-9, 7-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).
Malik Johnson had 17 points to go over 1,000 in his career for the Golden Griffins (9-14, 4-8). Majesty Brandon added 14 points. Armon Harried had 10 points.
The Broncs evened the season series against the Golden Griffins with the win. Canisius defeated Rider 95-86 on Jan. 19.
Rider faces Niagara at home on Sunday. Canisius plays Siena on the road on Sunday.
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|Min. Per Game|
|Pts. Per Game|
|Ast. Per Game|
|Reb. Per Game|
|Field Goal %|
|Three Point %|
|Free Throw %|
|Field Goals||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|3-Pointers||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|Free Throws||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|