Rider downs Siena in MAAC play, 72-53
January 6, 2013
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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Anthony Myles led four Rider scorers in double figures with 14 points as the Broncs snapped a five-game losing streak and picked up a 72-53 Metro Atlantic Athletic Association victory over Siena Sunday.
Myles tied a career high with four 3-pointers and while Junior Fortunate scored 13, Nurideen Lindsey 12 and Jonathan Thompson 11 for Rider (7-9, 2-2).
Tommy Pereira drained a 3 at the halftime buzzer for a 32-26 Rider advantage. Immediately after the break, Thompson and Myles made consecutive 3-pointers followed by a Lindsey layup for a 40-26 lead.
Siena (2-13, 0-4) responded with four straight points, but then Lindsey's layup sparked a 13-1 Rider run for a 53-31 lead with 12:04 remaining.
Rob Poole paced the Saints with a career-high 22 points. The sophomore made 4 of 6 3-point attempts and has hit 55 percent (11 of 20) from deep in his past four games.
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