Recap: Manhattan vs. Rider
Riverdale, NY (Sports Network) - Daniel Stewart posted a double-double with 22 points and 16 rebounds, as the Rider Broncs downed the Manhattan Jaspers, 69-60, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference bout at Draddy Gymnasium.
Anthony Miles also put up a double-double for the Broncs (8-9, 3-2 MAAC), scoring 13 points and pulling down 14 rebounds.
For the Jaspers (4-11, 2-3), Shane Richards led the way with 18 points off the bench, while Rhamel Brown registered a double-double of his own with 15 points and 11 rebounds, followed by CJ Jones who chipped in 11 points.
Manhattan managed to hit on just 36.1 percent of their field goal tries but did have some success from long-range, making 4-of-11 from 3-point distance in the first half. Thanks to an 11-of-15 showing at the free-throw line through the first 20 minutes of action, Rider moved out to a 28-20 lead at the break.
The Jaspers shot 44.1 percent from the field, but only 5-of-16 from beyond the 3-point arc in the second half. The Broncs were better still, making 52 percent of their field goal attempts. The visitors again had the advantage at the charity stripe, outscoring the Jaspers 13-5 from the free-throw line after halftime, en route to the nine-point victory.
The Broncs won the battle down low, outscoring the Jaspers in the paint 34-22 and outrebounding the hosts 48-32. Rider also had a 20-12 advantage in second- chance points.Game Notes