Rider drops Siena 83-72

The Associated Press

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) Jeff Jones scores 18 points, including five 3-pointers, to pace five in double figures for Rider in an 83-72 win over Siena Sunday.

Anthony Myles added 13 points, Brandon Penn 12, Novar Gadson 11 and Junior Fortunat 10 for the Broncs (9-14, 6-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Rider has matched its season high with three straight wins, and avenged a Jan. 12 loss at Siena.

In a back-and-forth game, Penn hit a 3 to put the Broncs up 35-27 at halftime. But the Saints stormed back after intermission, as Evan Hymes hit a trio of 3-pointers to help fuel a 23-10 run for a 15-point lead with about 13 minutes left.

Down 57-56 with 8 1/2 minutes to play, Jones hit a pair of 3-pointers as Rider put together a 13-4 run to win it.

O.D. Anosike scored 22 point and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Siena (10-11, 5-6).

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