NEW YORK (AP) -Mike Ringgold's tip-in with 6.2 seconds sealed Rider's late comeback, propelling the Broncs to a 65-64 win over Manhattan on Monday night.
Trailing 60-56, Rider outscored Manhattan 9-4 over the final 4:16 of the game, including a basket by Justin Robinson with 1:06 left that cut the Manhattan lead to 64-63. That set up Ringgold's game-winner.
Robinson led Rider (9-7, 2-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) with 17 points. Novar Gadson tallied a double-double, scoring 14 points and pulling down 13 rebounds. Ryan Thompson added 12 points for the Broncs.
Trailing 49-37, Rider went on a 17-4 run to take a 54-53 lead with 8:37 left to play. It was Rider's first lead since 4-2.
The Broncs made 7 of 10 3-pointers in the second half and were 8-for-15 for the game.
Rico Pickett scored 25 points to lead the Jaspers (6-8, 1-3).
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