Scores

Final

Canisius 67

(13-7, 6-3 MAAC)

Rider 50

(11-10, 6-3 MAAC)

7:00 PM ET, January 25, 2013

Alumni Gymnasium, Lawrenceville, New Jersey

1 2 T
CAN 27 4067
RID 24 2650

Top Performers

Canisius: J. Heath 17 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

Rider: J. Fortunat 8 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Blk

Canisius 67, Rider 50

Associated Press

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- Jordan Heath posted his first double-double of the season and Canisius dominated the second half to defeat Rider 67-50 Friday night, snapping the Broncs' five-game winning streak.

Heath tied his career high with 17 points and grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds for the Golden Griffins (13-7, 6-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who have won three straight. Billy Baron also scored 17 points, with Isaac Sosa adding 12 and Chris Manhertz 10.

The first half featured seven lead changes, with Canisius ahead 27-24 at the break. After the Golden Griffins opened the second half on a 13-4 run, they went on to outshoot the Broncs from the field after intermission, 61.5 percent (16 of 26) to 32 percent (8 of 25).

Canisius, which came in ranked second in the MAAC and fifth nationally in 3-pointers (9.2 average) was 9-of-24 shooting from long range,

Tommy Pereira's 11 points led Rider (11-10, 6-3).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CAN
RID
Points 67 50
FG Made-Attempted 27-55 (.491) 16-50 (.320)
3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 6-23 (.261)
FT Made-Attempted 4-5 (.800) 12-14 (.857)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 19 5

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 25, 2013 CAN 67, @RID 50Recap
Mar 2, 2013 RID 65, @CAN 61Recap