Scores

Final

Rider 79

(16-6, 9-2 MAAC)

Marist 65

(14-8, 8-3 MAAC)

    7:30 PM ET, January 30, 2008

    McCann Center, Poughkeepsie, New York

    1 2 T
    RID 41 3879
    MRST 29 3665

    Top Performers

    Rider: J. Thompson 20 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Blk

    Marist: B. Farmer 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Rider 79, Marist 65

    Associated Press

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- Jason Thompson had 20 points, nine rebounds, four blocks and four assists to lead Rider to a 79-65 win over Marist in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Wednesday night.

    Harris Mansell had 15 points for Rider, which won its eighth game in a row and moved into first place in the MAAC. Ryan Thompson scored 14 points and Justin Robinson added 11 for the Broncs (16-6, 9-2 MAAC). Rider shot 8-for-16 from 3-point range, committed just 11 turnovers, and outrebounded Marist 38-27.

    Ben Farmer had 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists for Marist (14-8, 8-3). David Devezin had 13 points and Jay Gavin had 11.

    Rider, which led throughout the game, closed out the first half on a 16-6 run to take a 41-29 halftime lead. Marist cut Rider's lead to six points twice in the second half, but drew no closer.

    Robinson's 3-pointer gave the Broncs a 69-59 lead with 4:20 to go, and Rider held a double-digit lead the rest of the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RID
    MRST
    Points 79 65
    FG Made-Attempted 28-54 (.519) 24-55 (.436)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 12-28 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-21 (.714) 5-12 (.417)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 0

    2007-08 Season

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    Jan 4, 2008 MRST 81, @RID 80Recap
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