Rider 62, Siena 56

Anthony Myles scored 20 points to lead Rider to a 62-56 victory

over Siena on Friday night in the teams’ Metro Atlantic Athletic

Conference opener.

Jonathan Thompson scored 12 points for the Broncs (6-4),

including eight as they closed the first half with a 22-8 run to

lead 32-22 at the break.

Nurideen Lindsey finished with 11 points and Thompson had five

assists for Rider, which led the entire second half.

Rakeem Brookins scored 12 points to lead the Saints (2-8), who

have lost six in a row. Brookins missed the last three games

because of protruding disks in his back. He missed all of last

season with back problems.

Rob Poole and O.D. Anosike added 11 points each for Siena and

Anosike had 10 rebounds.

Siena made just 6 of 17 free throws (35.3 percent) and has shot

58.3 percent (98 of 168) from the line this season.