Canisius vs Rider

Canisius 67, Rider 50

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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Jordan Heath posted his first double-double of the season and Canisius dominated the second half to defeat Rider 67-50 Friday night, snapping the Broncs' five-game winning streak.

Heath tied his career high with 17 points and grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds for the Golden Griffins (13-7, 6-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who have won three straight. Billy Baron also scored 17 points, with Isaac Sosa adding 12 and Chris Manhertz 10.

The first half featured seven lead changes, with Canisius ahead 27-24 at the break. After the Golden Griffins opened the second half on a 13-4 run, they went on to outshoot the Broncs from the field after intermission, 61.5 percent (16 of 26) to 32 percent (8 of 25).

Canisius, which came in ranked second in the MAAC and fifth nationally in 3-pointers (9.2 average) was 9-of-24 shooting from long range,

Tommy Pereira's 11 points led Rider (11-10, 6-3).

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Scoreboard
Canisius (13-7) «274067
Rider (11-10)242650

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Canisius Golden Griffins
C. Manhertz, F285-60-080410
J. Heath, C347-120-1132417
B. Baron, G377-142-294017
I. Sosa, G314-122-211312
H. Washington, G292-50-03316
A. Hymes252-40-03035
J. Heath160-20-02010
R. Groves00-00-00000
Totals 27-554-542101667
 49.1%80% 
Rider Broncs
D. Stewart, F161-14-42026
D. Nd-Ezuma, C141-32-24114
T. Pereira, G324-90-020011
J. Thompson, G251-60-01202
A. Myles, G212-102-23117
Z. Sadler291-40-21302
J. Fortunat212-44-44008
S. Valentine200-40-03120
N. Lindsey112-60-02154
K. Alford81-10-00013
J. Nwaniemeke31-20-00003
Totals 16-5012-142291250
 32%85.7% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276