Recap: Rider vs. Saint Peters
Lawrenceville, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Desi Washington scored 21 points as the Saint Peter's Peacocks beat the Rider Broncs, 77-69, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference matchup at Alumni Gymnasium.
Marvin Dominique scored 16 points for the Peacocks (7-9, 3-4 MAAC), who won their third straight contest. Trevis Wyche added 14 points and dished out four assists, while Quadir Welton brought down a team-high six rebounds.
Daniel Stewart paced the Broncs (8-8, 4-3) with a career-high 28 points on 10- of-17 shooting. Jimmie Taylor chipped in 14 points and five rebounds while Khalil Alford had eight rebounds. Anthony Myles tallied seven assists and five boards. Rider has lost three of its last four games.
Saint Peter's shot 32.1 percent from the field in the first half, including 6- of-13 from 3-point range, as the Peacocks held a 31-26 advantage going into the break. Rider made 33.3 percent of its field goal attempts but made two fewer 3-pointers.
In the second stanza, the Peacocks made 52.6 percent of their field goal tries. The Broncs converted on 46.4 percent of their shots from the floor, but couldn't close the gap. Midway through the half the Peacocks went on a 12-3 run and cruised from there.
Rider dominated inside, outscoring Saint Peter's, 28-12, in the paint. The Peacocks had the edge at the free-throw line, hitting 31 compared to Rider's 17.Game Notes