Marshall with 20, Rider tops Jaspers, secures 1st-round bye

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Tyere Marshall had 20 points ON 9-FOR-12 SHOOTING and Rider pulled away after halftime, defeating Manhattan 71-59 on Wednesday night and securing a first-round bye into the upcoming Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament.

The Broncs (18-12, 12-8) will play as either a No. 3 or No. 4 seed in the MAAC tourney in Atlantic City, N.J.

Dimencio Vaughn had 18 points and eight rebounds for Rider, Frederick Scott added 13 points and Stevie Jordan had 8 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists.

Tykei Greene had 15 points for the Jaspers (12-16, 8-11). Christian Hinckson added 14 points and six rebounds. Pauly Paulicap had seven points and three blocks.

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Rider finishes out the regular season against Marist at home on Friday. Manhattan finishes out the regular season against Fairfield at home on Friday.

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