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Rider 69, St. Peter's 57

Mar 6, 2010 - 10:35 PM ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Ryan Thompson scored 22 points to lift fifth-seeded Rider past fourth-seeded St. Peter's 69-57 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals Saturday.

Justin Robinson and Mike Ringgold added 15 points apiece for the Broncs (17-15), who reached the semifinals for the third straight year.

Rider advances to face the winner of Manhattan-Siena in Sunday's semifinal.

The Broncs attempted 46 foul shots, second most in tournament history, with Thompson making 11 of 12.

Ryan Bacon had 24 points for the Peacocks (16-14), while Jeron Belin scored 14.

St. Peter's pulled within 51-45 with less than 6 minutes remaining. Rider, however, held off the rally, going back up by double digits on Thompson's dunk with 4 minutes remaining.

Rider never trailed, racing out to a 17-3 lead and taking a 32-17 advantage into halftime.








  • MAAC TOURNAMENT
    AT ALBANY, NY
    NCAA BB RIDER 69
    ST PETERS 57 FINAL

    Mar 6 4:57 PM


  • MAAC TOURNAMENT
    AT ALBANY, NY
    NCAA BB RIDER 32
    ST PETERS 17 HALFTIME

    Mar 6 3:36 PM