Rider 80, Lafayette 73

Justin Robinson scored 18 points and Rider defeated Lafayette

80-73 on Sunday.

Robinson was 6 for 12 from the field and led three Broncs (1-1)

in double figures.

Novar Gadson scored 12 points and Brandon Penn added 10 for

Rider, which shot 55.6 percent (30 of 54). Mike Ringold, who had

six points, scored his 1,000th career point early in the game for

the Broncs.

The Broncs trailed 61-58 with 10:22 remaining on a three-point

play by Lafayette’s Jared Mitnz, but responded with a 15-2 run.

Penn’s 3-pointer with 5:08 left capped the spurt, which included

three Rider 3-pointers and three Lafayette turnovers.

Rider then made 5 of 6 free throws and a dunk the rest of the

way to seal it.

Jim Mower led the Leopards (0-2) with 31 points. Ryan Willen

added 12, Mintz 11 and Ben Wheeler 10 for Lafayette, which shot

50.9 percent from the field (27 of 53).