Scores

Final

Monmouth 62

(1-2, 0-2 away)

Rider 65

(2-1, 2-1 home)

3:00 PM ET, November 17, 2012

Alumni Gymnasium, Lawrenceville, New Jersey

1 2 T
MONM 22 4062
RID 37 2865

Top Performers

Monmouth: D. Nesmith 15 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Rider: D. Stewart 18 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Stl

Rider 65, Monmouth (NJ) 62

Associated Press

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- Daniel Stewart recorded 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Lindsey Nurideen hit late free throws to help Rider beat Monmouth 65-62.

Trailing 37-22 at halftime, Monmouth (1-2) opened the second half on an 11-0 run -- seven points by Dion Nesmith -- to close the gap to 37-33.

Rider (2-1) responded with a 13-6 run of its own to push the lead to 50-39, but Monmouth answered right back.

Trailing 50-39 with 10 minutes remaining, the Hawks used a 23-12 run to tie the game at 62. Marcus Ware capped the run with a layup.

Lindsey, fouled by Nesmith, hit two free throws with 54 seconds left to give Rider the 64-62 lead.

Following a missed 3-pointer by Monmouth's Jesse Steele, Lindsey hit one free throw with 18 seconds left to extend the lead 65-62.

Andrew Nicholas missed a desperation shot with three seconds left.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MONM
RID
Points 62 65
FG Made-Attempted 23-70 (.329) 20-49 (.408)
3P Made-Attempted 4-23 (.174) 8-23 (.348)
FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 17-26 (.654)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 15

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