Zedric Sadler drops 20 as Rider runs over Wagner 79-58

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Zedric Sadler scored 20 points and gathered eight rebounds to lead Rider over Wagner 79-58 on Saturday.

Daniel Stewart added 17 points and eight boards for Rider (5-4), who won its third in a row.

Wagner (5-6) was paced by Latif Rivers and Kenneth Ortiz, who both finished with 12 points for the Seahawks. As a team, Wagner shot just 32.8 percent from the floor.

Rider shot 53.2 percent and 8 of 17 (47.1 percent) on 3-pointers.

The Broncs jumped out to a 14-2 lead, including treys by Sadler and Anthony Myles. Their first half lead eclipsed 20, on a pair of Jimmie Taylor free throws at 5:47, en route to a 40-22 lead at intermission.

Wagner cut the lead to 12 with 5:07 left at 65-53 after layups by Mario Moody and Ortiz. Rider called timeout and scored the next eight points to push the lead back over 20.