Robinson scores 22, Rider beats Monmouth 74-54

Published December 15, 2010

| Associated Press

Justin Robinson scored 22 points and Anthony Myles added a career-high 15 to lead Rider over Monmouth 74-54 on Wednesday night.

Myles, a freshman, was 4 of 6 from 3-point range and Robinson was 5 of 7. Rider (7-5) shot 12 of 25 from behind the arc in the game (48 percent).

Leading 56-48 the Broncs outscored Monmouth 10-3, sparked by three points each from Robinson and Danny Stewart, to take a 66-51 advantage with 3:50 remaining. Stewart finished with a career-high 12 rebounds.

Rider shot 42.6 percent from the field (23 of 54) and outrebounded the Hawks 42-31.

Monmouth used a 14-5 run to cut it to 31-26 with 2:33 left in the first half. The Broncs answered with eight straight points, including six on a pair of 3s by Tommy Pereira to lead 39-26 at the half.

Ed Waite led the Hawks (4-6) with 14 points and Mike Myers Keitt added 13.

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