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Myles scores 23 as Rider beats Niagara 72-69
RIDER 72, NIAGARA 69
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) -- Anthony Myles scored 23 points and
Jonathon Thompson added 18 as Rider defeated Niagara 72-69
Thursday night, handing the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
leader its second straight loss.
Daniel Stewart added 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Broncs
(13-12, 8-5), who trailed 30-26 at halftime but took a 33-32
lead on Nurideen Lindsey's layup with 16:49 remaining.
Rider led the rest of the way, though never by more than 10
points. Thompson made 4 of 6 free throws in the final 24
Myles, who tied his career scoring high, also grabbed seven
rebounds for Rider.
Ameen Tanksley scored a career-high 29 points for the Purple
Eagles (14-10, 10-3) and had 11 of their first 25 points.
Niagara was without its top scorer, Antoine Mason, who rested a
lower leg injury, while its No. 2 scorer, Juan'ya Green, made
just 1 of 16 shots and finished with seven points.
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