LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- Jordan Allen made four 3-pointers and scored 20 points and Rider pulled away in the last five minutes to beat Norfolk State 81-71 on Wednesday night.
Rider (3-3) rebounded from back-to-back losses to West Virginia and Hofstra.
Stevie Jordan added 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field that included three 3-pointers for the Broncs. Dimencio Vaughn chipped in with 13 points, Anthony Durham had 11 points and Ajiri Ogemuno-Johnson 10.
Vaughn scored on a drive to break a 69-69 tie and spark the breakaway run in the last 4:36. He scored four points down the stretch.
Jamerson made two 3-pointers and Thomas added another during a 9-0 surge that gave Norfolk State a 49-46 lead. The lead went back and forth before Rider's closing surge.
It was the first meeting between the schools.
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|North Carolina A&T||13-3||1||19-13|
|North Carolina Central||10-6||4||18-16|
|South Carolina State||5-11||9||8-26|