Canisius 36 43 24 79
Rider 21 45 24 66
Date of game: 2/28/2014

Recap: Rider vs. Canisius

Lawrenceville, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Billy Baron tallied 29 points and 10 assists to lead the Canisius Golden Griffins to a 79-66 victory over the Rider Broncs in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play at Alumni Gymnasium.

Baron shot 10-of-15 from the field, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range for Canisius (20-10, 14-5 MAAC), which has won four of five. Jordan Heath knocked down 8-of-9 from the floor on his way to 21 points, while Zach Lewis and Chris Perez poured in 14 and 10 points, respectively.

For Rider (13-15, 9-10), losers of three straight and six of seven, Jimmie Taylor and Anthony Myles both scored 15 points, Tommy Pereira had 11 points and Zedric Sadler netted 10.

Canisius set the tone early by shooting 52 percent from the field in the first half, while holding Rider to a mere 28 percent shooting, as it went into intermission with a commanding 36-21 lead.

Although the Broncs improved to 52 percent from the field in the second half, they could not gain much ground on the Griffs, who continued their hot shooting over the final 20 minutes (.552).

Rider was plagued by a game-high 16 turnovers, which resulted in 27 points for Canisius.

Game Notes

James Madison-Liberty game off in 2015

James Madison has opted out of a scheduled game at Liberty on Sept. 26 to play FBS opponent SMU, but the two FCS programs have agreed to seek future scheduling opportunities.

NASCAR News
Team Xtreme's stolen Sprint Cup car found

Team Xtreme Racing confirmed on Saturday morning that police have recovered its Sprint Cup Series race car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Morrow, Georgia.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.