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Marist 73, Rider 62

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- Will Whittington and Jared Jordan each
scored 16 points to lead Marist to a 73-62 win over Rider on
Wednesday night.

Jordan also had 10 assists, while James Smith added 15 points
for the Red Foxes (15-7, 9-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic.

Edwin Muniz led Rider (8-14, 4-10) with 26 points and 11
rebounds.

The Broncs scored the first five points of the game, but Smith
made a 3-pointer to put Marist ahead 8-5. The Red Foxes never
trailed again.

Rider twice closed the gap to one point, the last time making it
38-37. Marist took its largest lead at 62-48 on a dunk by Smith
with seven minutes remaining.

The Red Foxes, who have won 10 of their last 11, scored 22
points off turnovers and went 15-for-18 from the free-throw line.