PHILADELPHIA -- Novar Gadson scored 14 of his 25 points in the second half to lead Rider to a 77-68 victory over La Salle on Wednesday night.
Eight of Gadson's points came during a 22-6 run by the Broncs (8-5) that turned a 54-49 deficit with 10:56 remaining into a 71-60 lead with 4:47 to play.
Rider shot 56.7 percent (17 of 30) in the second half to 33.3 percent (11 of 33) for the Explorers (6-6).
La Salle led 34-33 after a first half in which Rider led by as many as seven, 23-16. The Explorers scored the next 10 points, five of them by Sam Mills, to go ahead 26-23 with 5:01 until halftime.