Green’s 25 leads La Salle past Rider 69-60
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP)—Rodney Green scored 25 points, seven assists and six rebounds to lead La Salle to a 69-60 win over Rider on Wednesday night.
Aaric Murray had 12 points and Kimmani Barrett added 11 for the Explorers (6-2), who won their third straight game against the Broncs (6-4). La Salle leads the all-time series against Rider 23-6.
Rider trimmed La Salle’s lead to 60-58 on Mike Ringgold’s dunk and his putback layup with 3:15 left in the game. But the Broncs would pull no closer as Green followed with a score on a fast break and later hit a free throw to help the Explorers pull away.
Ryan Thompson scored 16 points and Novar Gadson finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds for Rider. Mike Ringgold also pitched in with 10 points and 10 boards.
La Salle went on a 20-7 run in the first half to take a 27-13 lead with 7:20 left in the first half.