LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- Anthony Myles scored 17 points and Rider took control early in the second half to defeat Saint Peter's 72-57 Thursday night and sweep the season series.
Tied at 31 at intermission, the Peacocks took a 37-33 lead early in the second half.
The Broncs (14-13, 9-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) then went on a 23-7 run for a 12-point advantage with 9:51 left. Tucker Markese's back-to-back jumpers trimmed the deficit to eight, but Rider responded with a 12-3 spurt to pull away.
Rider outshot Saint Peter's 59.1 percent (26 of 44) to 45.8 percent (22 of 48) and hit 10 of 21 from long range compared to 5 of 12 for the Peacocks.
Yvon Raymond's nine points led Saint Peter's, which also lost to Rider 66-54 on Jan. 17.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.