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Marshall, Rider use second-half run to beat Saint Peter's

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) Tyere Marshall scored 10 of his 14 points in the second half, Devine Eke and Anthony Durham each finished with 12 points, and Rider beat Saint Peter's 59-51 on Thursday night.

The Broncs have won 17 straight at home, tying the program's longest such streak spanning the 1992-93 and 1993-94 seasons. Rider (12-8, 7-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) has won two in a row and seven of its last eight.

Stevie Jordan scored six points in a 16-1 run that gave the Broncs the lead for good at 40-33 with 11 minutes remaining. Saint Peter's went nearly eight minutes without a field goal, and was scoreless for six-plus minutes during that stretch. The Peacocks closed within 47-45 with five minutes to play but Marshall and Eke made back-to-back layups to make it 51-45 and Saint Peter's got no closer.

Rider trailed by six points at the break, setting season lows for field goals made (six) and points (22) in a half while going 0 for 10 from 3-point range. The Broncs shot 46 percent (15 of 33) in the second half.

Devauhnte Turner had 12 points and Samuel Idowu scored 10 for Saint Peter's (6-14, 3-5).

Updated January 31, 2019

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