Scott scores 21 to lift Rider past Monmouth 81-72
Tyere Marshall had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Rider (13-13, 8-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which broke its five-game losing streak. Stevie Jordan added 15 points and six assists. Dimencio Vaughn had 11 points for the hosts.
Ray Salnave had 17 points and six rebounds for the Hawks (10-17, 9-5), whose four-game win streak came to end as they fell out of first place, a half-game behind Canisius. He also had seven turnovers but only one assist. Deion Hammond added 11 points. Diago Quinn had 11 points and 12 rebounds.
The Broncs evened the season series against the Hawks with the win. Monmouth defeated Rider 75-71 on Feb. 2. Rider faces St. Peter’s on the road on Sunday. Monmouth faces Marist at home on Sunday.