Hofstra 92, Rider 89

Charles Jenkins scored 31 points and Hofstra defeated Rider

92-89 in overtime on Saturday.

The Pride (16-13) were 4 of 5 from the field and 9 of 10 from

the free throw line in overtime, and won for the seventh time in

their last eight games.

Hofstra led 75-71 with 1:04 to go in regulation, before two free

throws by Rider’s Ryan Thompson and a steal by Novar Gadson. Gadson

then sent the game into overtime at 75-75 on a layup with 43

seconds left.

Gadson tied it for the 10th and final time on another layup with

3:39 left in overtime, before Hofstra’s Nathaniel Lester scored

four straight.

Lester finished with 14 points, Greg Washington added 12 points

and 11 rebounds, Chaz Williams had 12 points and Halil Kanacevic 10

for Hofstra.

Thompson scored 38 points and Gadson finished with 16 for the

Broncs (15-13).