Scott scores 25 to lift Rider over Vermont 72-67

NCAA Basketball

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP)Frederick Scott tied his career high with 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Rider edged past Vermont 72-67 in the championship game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off on Sunday night.

Stevie Jordan had 18 points and nine rebounds for Rider (4-2). Tyere Marshall added 10 points and Dimencio Vaughn had three blocks.

Stef Smith had 21 points for the Catamounts (5-2). Anthony Lamb added 14 points and eight rebounds and Robin Duncan had 13 points.

Rider matches up against Bucknell at home next Tuesday. Vermont plays Gallaudet University at home on Wednesday.

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