Loyolamd 57
Rider 27 37 64
Date of game: 1/13/2013

Recap: Rider vs. Loyola-Maryland

Lawrenceville, NY (Sports Network) - Daniel Smith and Jonathon Thompson each scored 23 points as the Rider Broncs took down the Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds, 64-57, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tilt at Alumni Gymnasium.

Smith and Thompson combined to shoot 16-of-22 from the floor and Stewart added a team-high eight rebounds for Rider (9-9, 4-2 MAAC), which has won three in a row after losing its previous five. Anthony Myles added 10 points for the hosts.

For Loyola (12-6, 4-2 MAAC), Robert Olson scored a career-high 25 points, while Dylon Cormier chipped in 11 points.

Neither team shot greater than 37 percent in the first half, but Loyola was able to get out to a 31-27 halftime advantage by draining a pair of 3-pointers and shooting 7-of-11 from the foul line. Rider went without a long-range bucket in the opening 20 minutes.

The Broncs opened up the second half red hot, ripping off a 24-9 run to take a 51-40 lead with just over seven minutes to play. The Greyhounds clawed back to make their deficit just two, 54-52, with 1:36 left, but Rider answered with six straight points to pull away.

Neither team was efficient from 3-point range, with Rider shooting 2-of-12 from beyond the arc and Loyola going 3-of-19.

Game Notes

Two Payton Award winners on Hall of Fame ballot

Former Walter Payton Award winners Archie Amerson and Michael Payton are among the FCS players eligible for induction into the 2015 class of the College Football Hall of Fame, announced Wednesday.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: NASCAR's elite eight move on

The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.

Polian, Wolf named Pro Football HOF finalists

Former NFL general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class under the newly-created contributors category.

Wild, Coyle agree to 5-year extension

The Minnesota Wild moved to lock up another of their young core on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with center Charlie Coyle on a five-year contract extension.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.