Rider vs Siena

Rider 62, Siena 56

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Anthony Myles scored 20 points to lead Rider to a 62-56 victory over Siena on Friday night in the teams' Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener.

Jonathan Thompson scored 12 points for the Broncs (6-4), including eight as they closed the first half with a 22-8 run to lead 32-22 at the break.

Nurideen Lindsey finished with 11 points and Thompson had five assists for Rider, which led the entire second half.

Rakeem Brookins scored 12 points to lead the Saints (2-8), who have lost six in a row. Brookins missed the last three games because of protruding disks in his back. He missed all of last season with back problems.

Rob Poole and O.D. Anosike added 11 points each for Siena and Anosike had 10 rebounds.

Siena made just 6 of 17 free throws (35.3 percent) and has shot 58.3 percent (98 of 168) from the line this season.

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Scoreboard
Rider (6-4) «323062
Siena (2-8)223456

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Rider Broncs
D. Stewart, F353-120-010146
N. Lindsey, F254-82-300311
D. Nd-Ezuma, F70-00-00040
A. Myles, G377-163-460220
J. Thompson, G344-51-295112
J. Fortunat222-51-43135
Z. Sadler173-62-36108
S. Valentine130-30-02110
T. Pereira100-30-01000
Totals 23-589-164291862
 39.7%56.3% 
Siena Saints
O. Anosike, F365-61-6102411
T. Burdine, F211-40-02012
I. Silas, C131-30-02002
R. Poole, G364-110-063111
E. Hymes, G241-60-01222
R. Brookins275-162-423512
B. Bisping172-20-25015
R. Oliver161-20-01213
D. Martens61-21-30103
R. Audu41-12-20015
C. Leppanen00-00-00000
Totals 22-536-1734131656
 41.5%35.3% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona5-111-7116
Canisius5-111-8157
Rider4-211-797
Niagara4-211-8177
Manhattan4-29-9223
Quinnipiac3-36-12315
Marist2-34-13316
St. Peters2-48-9233
Monmouth1-45-12171
Fairfield1-56-11228
Siena1-55-14259