Scores

Final

Rider 61

(6-4, 1-1 MAAC)

Villanova 108

(8-2, 3-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 20, 2006

    The Pavilion, Villanova, Pennsylvania

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    RID 25 3661
    VILL 46 62108

    Top Performers

    Rider: T. Mouton 16 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast

    Villanova: C. Sumpter 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Villanova 108, Rider 61

    VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- Curtis Sumpter scored 22 points, Dante Cunningham added 14 and Villanova scored 22 consecutive points during one stretch in a 108-61 victory over Rider on Wednesday.

    Will Sheridan scored 13, Dwayne Anderson added 12, Mike Nardi contributed 11 and Shane Clark had 10 points and a career-high 12 rebounds for the Wildcats (8-2), who played their first game since losing at home to Drexel on Dec. 9.

    Terrance Mouton led the Broncs (6-4) with 16 points while Jason Thompson added 14.

    Villanova scored the final 12 points of the first half for a 46-25 advantage, Clark accounting for the last five with a 3-pointer and two free throws in the final 1:58. The Wildcats also scored the first 10 points of the second half for a 22-0 combined spurt between halves.

    A basket by Will Sheridan and two 3-pointers and layup by Nardi helped Villanova to a commanding 56-25 lead. The Wildcats, who held a 48-21 rebounding advantage, improved to 23-1 overall against Rider with their only loss coming in 1944.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RID
    VILL
    Points 61 108
    FG Made-Attempted 20-54 (.370) 34-63 (.540)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 8-27 (.296)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-20 (.600) 32-38 (.842)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 49

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