Siena 53
Rider 72
Date of game: 1/6/2013

Recap: Rider vs. Siena

Lawrenceville, NJ (Sports Network) - Anthony Myles scored a team-high 14 points to pace the Broncs as Rider completed a 72-53 rout of the Siena Saints in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tilt at Alumni Gymnasium.

Junior Fortunat added 13 points for Rider (7-9, 2-2 MAAC) as it snapped a five-game losing streak. Nurideen Lindsey contributed 12 points and five steals while Jonathon Thompson netted 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the floor.

Rob Poole led Siena (2-13, 0-4) with a game-high 22 points. O.D. Anosike had his two-game double-double streak snapped as he managed just three points on 1-of-7 shooting from the field to go along with eight rebounds. The Saints' have now lost 10 games in a row.

Neither side could create too much of a margin on the scoreboard in the early stages of the game. The Broncs finally produced a 10-3 run to gain control and held a 32-26 lead at halftime. Siena managed to stay within striking distance despite making only 28.6 percent of its field goal attempts in the opening 20 minutes.

Thompson and Myles knocked down 3-pointers to open the second half and give Rider a double-digit advantage, which it maintained by limiting the Saints to 25 percent shooting from the floor in the second half.

The Broncs enjoyed a 38-32 edge in the rebounding battle and outscored Siena, 36-16, in points in the paint.

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