Allen scores 24 points, Rider beats Wagner 89-65
NEW YORK (AP) Jordan Allen scored 24 points with six 3-pointers, Dimencio Vaughn added 19 with three 3s and seven rebounds and Rider broke away early to beat Wagner 89-65 on Saturday.
Stevie Jordan made 10 assists and Frederick Scott and Tyere Marshall added 10 points apiece for the Broncs (2-1), who made 11 3-pointers and held Wagner to 35 percent shooting in the first half.
Wagner led 5-4 on Jonathan Norfleet's 3, but Vaughn scored five in a 9-4 run and the Broncs began to pull away while the Seahawks went scoreless for more than seven minutes Allen's 3 amid a 7-0 run put the Broncs up 36-17 and they led 43-22 at halftime behind Allen's 15 points and Vaughn's 14.
Allen and Vaughn hit consecutive 3s for a 26-point Rider lead early in the second half and the Broncs were never threatened.
Nigel Jackson scored 14 points with four 3s and Romone Saunders and Tim Graham added 10 points apiece for Wagner (2-4).
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