Scores

Final

Rider 82

(6-4, 1-1 MAAC)

Canisius 58

(0-8, 0-2 MAAC)

    7:30 PM ET, December 8, 2007

    Koessler Athletic Center, Buffalo, New York

    1 2 T
    RID 49 3382
    CAN 33 2558

    Top Performers

    Rider: J. Thompson 25 Pts, 13 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Canisius: F. Turner 7 Pts, 1 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Rider 82, Canisius 58

    Associated Press

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Jason Thompson scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Rider beat Canisius 82-58 Saturday night.

    Thompson was 11-of-15 from the field and 3-of-4 from the foul line. His 878 career rebounds passed Dick Kuchen for the all-time school mark.

    Ryan Thompson had 14 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Harris Mansell scored 13 points, and Justin Robinson had 12 points and four steals for Rider (6-4, 1-1 MAAC).

    Julius Coles led Canisius (0-8, 0-2 MAAC) with 13 points and 4 rebounds.

    Rider scored 18 first half points off 10 Golden Griffin turnovers with eight steals. The Broncs shot 54.5 percent in the half and 55.9 percent for the game.

    Jason Thompson's thundering alley-oop slam dunk gave Rider a 39-30 lead with 2:37 left. The Broncs then went on a 10-3 run to take a 49-33 lead at halftime and led by as much as 21 in the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RID
    CAN
    Points 82 58
    FG Made-Attempted 33-59 (.559) 18-50 (.360)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-21 (.190) 10-20 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 12-15 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 26 4

    2007-08 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Dec 8, 2007 RID 82, @CAN 58Recap
    Jan 6, 2008 @RID 102, CAN 51Recap
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