Powell scores 25 to lift Rider over St. Peter’s 78-65

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP)Allen Powell had a career-high 25 points as Rider defeated St. Peter’s 78-65 on Saturday night.

Powell hit 7 of 8 3-pointers.

Dwight Murray Jr. had 17 points and seven rebounds for Rider (5-14, 5-11 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Christian Ings added 14 points and seven rebounds. Dontrell McQuarter had 12 points.

KC Ndefo had 21 points for the Peacocks (12-9, 9-7). Hassan Drame added 13 points.

Daryl Banks III, who was second on the Peacocks in scoring entering the contest with 11 points per game, failed to make a shot (0 of 5).

The Broncs leveled the season series against the Peacocks. St. Peter’s defeated Rider 66-52 on Friday.

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