Rider Downs Charleston Southern 61-54 - Match Report

Rider Downs Charleston Southern 61-54 - Match Report

Rider grabbed a 61-54 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Jonathon Thompson at Alumni Gymnasium.

Bettors who backed Rider were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1.5 at sportsbooks.

Rider got 12 points from Junior Fortunat and another 8 points from Anthony Myles. Anthony Myles contributed 4 assists, while Daniel Stewart cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Charleston Southern got 13 points from Arlon Harper in a losing cause and another 10 points from Cedrick Bowen. Sheldon Strickland contributed 4 assists for them, while Paul Gombwer had 10 rebounds.

Rider trailed at halftime, 27-24.

Charleston Southern won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-41.