Massachusetts 77, Rider 67
Anthony Gurley scored 31 points and Freddie Riley added 28 as
Massachusetts overcame a 21-point halftime deficit to beat Rider
77-67 on Friday night in both teams’ season opener.
The Minutemen trailed 45-24 at halftime, but outscored the
Broncs 53-22 in the second half en route to the victory.
Mike Ringgold scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the
loss for Rider.
Massachusetts shot 26 of 55 (47.3 percent) from the field,
including 9 of 20 (45 percent) from three-point range.
Gurley shot 12-for-20 (60 percent) from the floor and Riley made
10 of 15 (66.7 percent) shots, including 6 3-pointers.