Rider defeats Penn State in men’s basketball

STATE COLLEGE (AP) – Frederick Scott scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half and made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Rider to a 71-70 win over Penn State on Friday.

Dimencio Vaughn scored 16 points, Tyere Marshall added 15 and Stevie Jordan scored 12 for the Broncs (6-5) who trailed by as many as 10 with 14:18 to play.

Josh Reaves scored 10 points, grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds and had eight assists for the Nittany Lions (10-4), who had their three-game winning streak snapped.

Shep Garner added 18 points on six 3-pointers and Tony Carr, Lamar Stevens and Mike Watkins scored 10 points apiece for the Nittany Lions.

RIDER (7-5)

Marshall 6-13 3-5 15, Allen 3-15 0-0 8, Jordan 4-10 2-2 12, Durham 2-5 0-0 6, Vaughn 6-9 2-3 16, Scott 5-8 3-9 14, Cisse 0-2 0-0 0, Randall 0-0 0-0 0, Washington-Ives 0-1 0-0 0, Wilson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-64 10-19 71.

PENN ST. (10-4)

Stevens 5-15 0-2 10, Watkins 4-5 2-2 10, Garner 6-12 0-0 18, Carr 3-14 2-2 10, Reaves 3-8 4-4 10, Harrar 0-0 0-1 0, Pierce 0-0 0-0 0, Moore 2-4 0-0 4, Bostick 1-1 1-2 4, Wheeler 2-3 0-2 4. Totals 26-62 9-15 70.

Halftime–Penn St. 35-31. 3-Point Goals–Rider 9-27 (Jordan 2-4, Durham 2-5, Vaughn 2-5, Allen 2-10, Scott 1-2, Wilson 0-1), Penn St. 9-23 (Garner 6-11, Carr 2-6, Bostick 1-1, Stevens 0-1, Wheeler 0-1, Reaves 0-3). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Rider 34 (Scott 9), Penn St. 42 (Reaves 13). Assists–Rider 11 (Jordan 7), Penn St. 16 (Reaves 8). Total Fouls–Rider 20, Penn St. 19. A–4,217 (15,261).

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