Scores

Final

Penn State 73

(2-2, 0-0 away)

Rider 82

(3-2, 2-0 home)

    10:30 AM ET, November 23, 2007

    HP Field House, Orlando, Florida

    1 2 T
    PSU 36 3773
    RID 37 4582

    Top Performers

    Penn State: G. Claxton 23 Pts, 12 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Rider: R. Thompson 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Rider 82, Penn St. 73

    Associated Press

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Thompson scored 21 points and younger brother Ryan Thompson had 19, leading Rider to an 82-73 victory against Penn State in the second round of the Old Spice Classic on Friday.

    Rider (3-2) led 74-69 with 2:24 remaining before Harris Mansell became the first of four Broncs to hit a pair of free throws down the stretch.

    Another pair of brothers helped Rider overcome a 13-point deficit. Harris Mansell scored 17 points and Patrick Mansell, who didn't play in the first half, finished with 13.

    Geary Claxton led Penn State (2-2) with 23 points and a dozen rebounds. Jamelle Cornley scored 17 points and Mike Wagner added 11 for the Nittany Lions.

    Penn State began a 12-2 run midway through the first half en route to a 34-21 advantage. Rider scored 16 of the next 18 points for a 37-36 halftime lead, then Justin Robinson extended the streak to 19-2 from behind the arc a minute after the break.

    Rider led by 10 points five times in the second half. The lead peaked at 74-63 on a free throw by Jason Thompson with 4:26 to play.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PSU
    RID
    Points 73 82
    FG Made-Attempted 29-69 (.420) 27-59 (.458)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-26 (.346) 9-19 (.474)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-11 (.545) 19-26 (.731)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 10

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