Rider 75
Drexel 66
Date of game: 12/1/2012

Recap: Drexel vs. Rider

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Daniel Stewart scored 21 points as the Rider Broncs defeated the Drexel Dragons, 75-66,in a non-conference tilt at the Daskalakis Athletic Center..

Jonathon Thompson added 14 points and Nurideen Lindsey finished with 12 points for the Broncs (5-4).

For the Dragons (2-5) Damion Lee scored a career-high 28 points, while Derrick Thomas scored 13 points and Frantz Massenat chipped in with 10 points.

Rider shot 39.1 percent from the field to open the game. Drexel was a little better, making 41.7 percent of its field goal attempts, as the Dragons took a slim lead at the break, 31-30.

After intermission, the Dragons sagged a bit from field, making just 37.9 percent of their field goal attempts, including 4-of-12 from 3-point range. The Broncs heated up significantly, connecting on 64 percent from the field and 3-of-4 from beyond the 3-point arc. Drexel led by nine early in the second half, but a 14-0 run by Rider midway through the half gave the visitors a five-point lead at 51-46. The Dragons were able to knot the contest at 60-60 with four minutes to play, but the Broncs responded with a 11-2 run to put the contest away and leave with the road victory.

Rider dominated the paint, outscoring Drexel 34-24. The Bronc bench outscored their counterparts on the Dragons, 21-9.

Game Notes

Illinois State rallies into FCS title game

If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Lions clinch playoff spot

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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.