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Rider has big 2nd half to beat Saint Peter's 72-57
RIDER 72, ST PETERS 57
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) -- Anthony Myles scored 17 points and
Rider took control early in the second half to defeat Saint
Peter's 72-57 Thursday night and sweep the season series.
Tied at 31 at intermission, the Peacocks took a 37-33 lead early
in the second half.
The Broncs (14-13, 9-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) then
went on a 23-7 run for a 12-point advantage with 9:51 left.
Tucker Markese's back-to-back jumpers trimmed the deficit to
eight, but Rider responded with a 12-3 spurt to pull away.
Rider outshot Saint Peter's 59.1 percent (26 of 44) to 45.8
percent (22 of 48) and hit 10 of 21 from long range compared to
5 of 12 for the Peacocks.
Zedrick Sadler added 16 points, Jonathon Thompson 14 and Daniel
Stewart grabbed 14 rebounds as the Broncs dominated the glass
Yvon Raymond's nine points led Saint Peter's, which also lost to
Rider 66-54 on Jan. 17.
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