Rider rallies for 71-65 win over UMBC

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LAWRENCECILLE, N.J. (AP)—Ryan Thompson scored 16 points and pulled down nine rebounds as Rider rallied to beat Maryland-Baltimore County 71-65 on Saturday.

Harris Mansell and Justin Robinson both added 15 points and five rebounds for the Broncs (16-11), who made 47.1 percent of their shots. Darryl Proctor had 23 points and 11 rebounds for the Retrievers (12-15), while Chauncey Gilliam had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Jay Greene finished with 14 points.

The teams traded baskets for most of the game, but Rider took the lead for good with a 14-6 run—which featured six points by Thompson—that put them ahead 66-61 lead with 2:32 left to play. The Broncs then sealed the win by making 5-of-6 free throws in the final 40 seconds.

Rider also won the battle of the boards, outrebounding UMBC 41-37.

Top Performers

 Top Performers
 UMBC
Darryl Proctor Darryl Proctor
10-27,  23 Pts
11 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Rider
Ryan Thompson Ryan Thompson
7-12,  16 Pts
9 Rebs, 4 Assists

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