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.