Scores

Final

Charl Southern 54

(16-10, 11-3 Big South)

Rider 61

(16-13, 10-6 MAAC)

    5:00 PM ET, February 23, 2013

    Alumni Gymnasium, Lawrenceville, New Jersey

    1 2 T
    CHASO 27 2754
    RID 24 3761

    Top Performers

    Charleston Southern: A. Harper 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Rider: J. Fortunat 12 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Blk

    Rider 61, Charleston Southern 54

    Associated Press

    LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- Jonathon Thompson scored 15 points Saturday to help lead Rider to a 61-54 victory over Charleston Southern Saturday night.

    The Broncs (16-13), down 27-24 at halftime, trailed 44-39 in the second half before going on a 13-2 run to lead 52-46 with 4:45 remaining. That was the eighth and last lead change of the game.

    Thompson got scoring help from Junior Fortunat, who came off the bench for 12 points and eight rebounds. He didn't miss a shot, making all five shots from the field and 2 of 2 at the foul line.

    For Charleston Southern (16-10), Arlon Harper led the way with 13 points and Cedrick Bowen added 10. The Buccaneers entered the game second in the nation with an average of 9.3 treys a game, but were just 4 for 19 Saturday.

    Rider made 7 of 8 foul shots in the last 0:52, four by Thompson.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHASO
    RID
    Points 54 61
    FG Made-Attempted 19-68 (.279) 19-49 (.388)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-19 (.211) 7-28 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 16-21 (.762)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 7

    2012-13 Season

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