Freshman Allen scores 26, Rider tops Monmouth 92-85
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) Freshman Jordan Allen scored 26 points with a season-high seven 3-pointers and Rider beat Monmouth 92-85 on Monday night for its fifth straight victory.
Allen's final 3-pointer came at the end of the shot clock for an 87-79 lead with 2:06 left. Dimencio Vaughn made 3 of 4 free throws in the final 1:28 to seal it.
Vaughn added three 3-pointers as the Broncs went 13 of 31 from beyond the arc. Allen's previous best of five 3s came in the season opener against Hampton.
Rider ended the first half on a 12-2 run, including a pair of Allen 3-pointers, to led 46-33. The Broncs turned 15 Monmouth turnovers into 18 points.
Updated January 29, 2018