Rider Falls 81-77 Against Purdue - Game Recap
Ronnie Johnson scored 16 points leading Purdue to an 81-77 victory over Rider at Mackey Arena on Sunday.
Purdue did not, however, defeat Rider against the spread, which closed at 14.5 at most sportsbooks.
Purdue got 14 points from Terone Johnson and another 13 points from Sterling Carter. Terone Johnson contributed 5 assists, while Jay Simpson cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Rider got 19 points from Anthony Myles in a losing cause and another 16 points from Daniel Stewart. Jimmie Taylor contributed 5 assists for them, while Daniel Stewart had 6 rebounds.
Rider had a 37-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.