Scores

Final

Rider 65

(18-13, 12-6 MAAC)

Canisius 61

(18-12, 11-7 MAAC)

2:00 PM ET, March 2, 2013

Koessler Athletic Center, Buffalo, New York

1 2 T
RID 31 3465
CAN 38 2361

Top Performers

Rider: J. Thompson 11 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

Canisius: B. Baron 14 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast

Rider 65, Canisius 61

Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Junior Fortunat scored 12 points off the bench and Rider beat Canisius 65-61 Saturday.

The Broncs (18-12, 12-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) avenged an earlier 67-50 loss to Canisius (18-12, 11-7). 25. Trailing 38-31 at halftime, Rider outscored the Golden Griffins 34-23 in the second half for its fifth straight win.

Canisius, up 11 points early, started quickly when Alshwan Hymes recorded his 1,000th career point with a 3-pointer to start the game. He was 1 of 6 on treys afterwards, scoring 7 points. Canisius, 7 of 25 on treys, was 2 for 10 after the break.

Fortunat hit 5 of 5 from the field. Jonathon Thompson and Nurideen Lindsey scored 11 points apiece, Lindsey hitting 5 of 6 from the floor. Rider made 25 of 46 shots and outscored Canisius 34-20 in the paint.

Isaac Sosa, Harold Washington and Billy Baron scored 14 apiece for Canisius.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RID
CAN
Points 65 61
FG Made-Attempted 25-46 (.543) 20-47 (.426)
3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 7-25 (.280)
FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 14-20 (.700)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 7

2012-13 Season

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