NCAA Game Summary - Quinnipiac at Rider
(Sunday, December 8)
Final Score: Rider 90, Quinnipiac 78
Lawrenceville, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Led by 25 points from Daniel Stewart, the Rider Broncs took home a 90-78 victory over the Quinnipiac Bobcats in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference affair at Alumni Gymnasium.
Jimmie Taylor added 21 points and Anthony Myles had 20 of his own for Rider (4-4, 2-0).
Ike Azotam tallied 24 points to lead four players in double figures for Quinnipiac (5-3, 1-1). Shaq Shannon dropped in 18 points to go with seven assists, Zaid Hearst contributed 15 points and James Ford tacked on 10 points off the bench.
The Broncs held a 37-32 lead at halftime despite shooting at just a 38.7 percent rate from the floor. Quinnipiac only hit on 33.3 percent from the floor during the period.
Both teams found their stroke after the break. The Bobcats shot at a 48.6 percent clip but it wasn't enough to catch Rider. The Broncs connected on 51.5 percent from the field during the final 20 minutes.
Quinnipiac had a slight advantage on the boards (44-41). Rider outscored the Bobcats 25-16 from the free-throw line.
12/08 16:50:43 ET