PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jerry Johnson scored 23 points, including
eight in overtime, to lead Rider to a 74-68 victory over Penn on
Neither team had more than a five-point lead in regulation,
which ended 62-62 when Rider's Paul Johnson hit two free throws
with 1:30 to play.
Penn took a 68-67 lead on a 3-pointer by Ibby Jaaber with 2:42
left in overtime, but a put-back by Paul Johnson gave the Broncos a
69-68 edge. Jerry Johnson then scored five straight points, with
his two free throws with 29 seconds left sealing the victory.
Both teams struggled with their shooting in the first half,
which ended with Rider holding a 29-26 advantage. Rider connected
on only 10-of-27 shots in the half, while Penn was 10-of-31 and
committed 10 turnovers.