LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP)Allen Powell hit a pull-up mid-range jumper with seven seconds left to lift Rider to a 58-57 win over Fairfield on Friday night.
Powell shot 8 for 16, including 2 for 7 from beyond the arc and finished with 18 points for the Broncs (14-9, 11-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Dwight Murray Jr. was 4 of 11 shooting (2 for 5 from distance) to add 11 points. Mervin James shot 4 of 7 from the field and 2 for 3 from the line to finish with 10 points, while adding 10 rebounds. The Broncs picked up their eighth straight victory.
The Stags (10-14, 6-8) were led by Supreme Cook, who posted 16 points. Fairfield also got 12 points from Allan Jeanne-Rose. In addition, Jalen Leach had nine points.
Rider’s next game is Friday against Canisius at home, and Fairfield hosts Mount St. Mary’s on Sunday.
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