Scores

Final

Manhattan 71

(7-14, 2-9 MAAC)

Rider 74

(12-11, 5-6 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 28, 2010

    Alumni Gymnasium (Rider), Lawrenceville, New Jersey

    1 2 T
    MAN 39 3271
    RID 30 4474

    Top Performers

    Manhattan: R. Pickett 32 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Rider: R. Thompson 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast

    Rider 74, Manhattan 71

    Associated Press

    LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- Junior Justin Robinson made two 3-pointers in the final 1:45 and made two foul shots with 9.5 seconds left to seal Rider's 74-71 comeback win over Manhattan on Thursday night.

    Robinson hit a 3 to give Rider a 67-66 lead and another to give Rider (12-11, 5-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) a 72-70 lead with 35 seconds left. He then hit two free throws for the final score, and finished with 16 points and five assists.

    Robinson was 6-for-6 from the foul line for the Broncs and has made his last 21 free throw attempts.

    Ryan Thompson had 25 points, nine rebounds and four assists for the Broncs. Novar Gadson, who finished with 13 points, made two foul shots with 1:09 remaining to give Rider a 69-68 lead.

    Rico Pickett scored 32 points, 28 in the first half, for the Jaspers (7-14, 2-9). Pickett came in as the leading scorer in the MAAC at 17.2 points per game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MAN
    RID
    Points 71 74
    FG Made-Attempted 26-57 (.456) 27-59 (.458)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 7-18 (.389)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-18 (.778) 13-14 (.929)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 4

    2009-10 Season

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