Penn 78, Rider 72

Miles Cartwright scored 27 points, including a layup to send the

game into overtime and seven of his total in the extra frame, to

send Pennsylvania to a 78-72 victory over Rider on Thursday


Rider led 59-55 with 2:58 left in regulation and neither team

scored again until Zack Rosen’s layup pulled Penn (2-1) within two

points more than a minute later.

Cartwright put in a layup with 37 seconds left to knot the game

at 59-all, and Jonathon Thompson missed a game-winning jumper

attempt for Rider (0-4) with two seconds left to send it into


In the extra frame, Cartwright scored Penn’s first five points

and Tyler Bernardini’s jumper less than two minutes in put the

Quakers up 66-64. They wouldn’t trail again, outscoring the Broncs

19-13 in overtime to seal it.

Daniel Stewart led Rider with 26 points.