Penn leads Rider over Saint Peter's 72-58
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Brandon Penn scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Rider defeat Saint Peter's 72-58 on Sunday.
The Broncs (6-11, 3-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Association) shot 49 percent from the field (25 of 51) while holding the Peacocks to just 36.1-percent shooting (22 of 61).
Rider, which led 35-29 at halftime, was up 49-48 with 11:29 remaining. The Broncs then went on an 11-2 run to go up 60-50 on Anthony Myles' layup, following a steal by teammate Jonathon Thompson. The Broncs pushed their lead to as many as 16, 72-56, on Daniel Stewart's layup with 1:15 to play.
Myles finished with 17 points while Daniel Stewart and Jeff Jones added 13 each for Rider, which has won five out of its last six.
Updated January 8, 2012